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  1. Gasoline prices in and around Chicago expected to plateau, then start droppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Business Journal

    Gasoline prices spiked in the Chicago area in recent days, but at least one expert believes they're unlikely to rise much higher. The spike in and around the city is due to a confluence of several events, including issues at the refinery in Whiting, Indiana, and the refinery in Joliet, plus moving from winter to summer formulations , the Chicago Sun-Times explained.

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  2. Workers set to return next week to Shell's Deer Park refineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Seeking Alpha

    ... ike - are set to vote on the new contract this week; however, negotiations between the union and management at BP 's Whiting, Ind., refinery are said to be proceeding slowly.

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  3. Oregon gas prices drift lower as crude prices fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Oregonian

    ... recent years. This most recent increase has been keyed by issues at two major regional refineries: BP's refinery in Whiting, Ind. and ExxonMobil's refinery in Joliet, Ill.

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  4. Person of interest in Highland stabbing death in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Chicago Tribune

    A person of interest in the stabbing death of a Whiting man early Sunday was taken into custody Monday evening. Northwest Indiana Major Crimes Task Force spokesman Robert Byrd said Tuesday morning that investigators located the person in a house in the 1300 block of Truman Street in Hammond around 7 p.m. Monday.

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  5. Whiting man killed in Highland bar fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Chicago Tribune

    Joshua Headley, 28, was stabbed in the chest and transported to Community Hospital in Munster, where he was pronounced dead at 2:47 a.m, according to the Lake County Coroner's Office. Headley was a resident of the 1700 block of Warwick Avenue in Whiting.

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  6. Unionism's Fatal Flaws, Part Two: Double StandardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Forbes.com

    ... double standard in the 1990s with a Freedom from Union Violence Act, organized labor succeeded in killing the bill. WHITING, IN - FEBRUARY 10: Members of the United Steelworkers Union and other supporting unions picket outside the BP refinery on ...

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  7. Gas Prices Surging, But Increase Not Expected To LastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | CBS Local

    ... analyst at GasBuddy.com. "By next week, Chicago citywide average could be 15 to 20 cents per gallon higher." "BPs Whiting, Indiana, refinery suffering what was called a catastrophic failure; ExxonMobil's facility in Joliet also going down over the ...

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  8. U.S. refinery deal hits roadblocks at 8 striking plantsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... ept the national settlement reached last week Other strikes are at three Tesoro Corp West Coast refineries, BP Plc's Whiting, Indiana refinery and BP's joint-venture refinery in Toledo, Ohio with Husky Energy.

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  9. U.S. refinery deal hits roadblocks at 8 striking p...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... ept the national settlement reached last week Other strikes are at three Tesoro Corp West Coast refineries, BP Plc's Whiting, Indiana refinery and BP's joint-venture refinery in Toledo, Ohio with Husky Energy.

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  10. National average declines 10th straight day, relief hitting WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    March came in like a lion at the gas pump with prices advancing in many places across the U.S., with the most pain in California, but now the trend has at least temporarily ended, and the national average has declined 10 straight days. : Great Lakes motorists- you can expect a bumpy road over the next two or so weeks, due to BP's Whiting, Indiana refinery, and news this morning also tells a bad story about ExxonMobil's Joliet, IL refinery, Not only are we seeing major issues at those two refineries, but over the weekend, gasoline specifications changed to roll in another version of summer gasoline- most costly- but for some areas this is the final phase in.

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  11. Refinery issue may bring pain to pumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    There may be an increase in gasoline prices ahead for the region because of regional refinery issues, an analyst said. Part of a BP refinery in Whiting Indiana suffered a breakdown this week, which may limit its ability to produce gasoline.

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  12. Tentative deal could signal end to strike at BP refineryRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    A tentative agreement has been reached that could end a nationwide strike for oil refinery workers, but union workers in Northwest Indiana say safety concerns must still be addressed before they sign off on a new contract. Talks are expected to resume Friday between oil giant BP and its workers at the huge refinery in Whiting, Indiana.

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  13. US inequality debate turns to decline of unionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Raw Story

    Members of the United Steelworkers Union and other supporting unions picket outside the BP refinery on February 10, 2015 in Whiting, Indiana The US debate over inequality has turned its focus to an old front: the role labor unions play in boosting incomes of workers. After decades on the decline, some economists and activists are saying that the lack of organized labor power is an important reason why wages are not rising for middle- and lower-class Americans.

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  14. UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 11Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Reuters

    ... cracking unit has been shut for repairs for the second time in two weeks at BP Plc's 413,500-bpd refinery in Whiting, Indiana, sources familiar with refinery operations said on Tuesday. * CAIRN ENERGY - The oil explorer has filed a dispute notice ...

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  15. In freezing cold, striking U.S. refinery workers chop wood for fireRead the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | Reuters

    On the icy shores of Lake Michigan, striking workers fan fires in old oil barrels near BP Plc's hulking Whiting refinery, trying to stay warm and united as they push for a new contract to end the biggest U.S. refinery walkout in 35 years. But there is little sign the strike, now in its sixth week, will end anytime soon as face-to-face negotiations between the United Steelworkers union and oil companies resumed on Monday after a nearly two week hiatus.

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  16. Coroner: Death of Indiana man found rolled in carpet a homicideRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... police said. The body was later identified as 30-year-old Nathan Marshall of the 1400 block of Fischrupp Avenue in Whiting, Ind., according to the coroner's office. An autopsy could not determine exactly what injuries he suffered, but ruled his ...

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  17. BP claims some striking workers at Whiting plant have returned to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Business Journal

    Cranes against the sky at BP's refinery in Whiting, IN. Officials at the BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, said a few unionized workers there have decided to return to work despite the United Steelworkers' continuing strike.

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  18. Police: 'People Of Interest' In Death Of Man Found Rolled In CarpetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | CBS Local

    ... police said. The body was later identified as 30-year-old Nathan Marshall of the 1400 block of Fischrupp Avenue in Whiting, Ind., according to the coroner's office. Police said Marshall was reported missing Jan. 23 by a family member who said he ...

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  19. Get ready for higher gas pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | TwinCities

    ... to equipment breakdowns, including an explosion at a refinery in Torrance, Calif., on Feb. 18. The BP refinery in Whiting, Ind., has had two operational problems so far this week, according to The Times newspaper in northwest Indiana. Meanwhile, the ...

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  20. United States: Oil workers strike for climate justiceRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Green Left Weekly

    ... considering joining the USW strike. Among the workers who have already joined the strike are employees at a plant in Whiting, Indiana, where more than 1600 gallons of tar sands crude spewed into Lake Michigan last March, nearly contaminating the ...

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