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Monday, July 1, 2013 – 10:30 a.m.

Here’s some news flowing across the transom Monday Morning.

California Gas Tax now highest in U.S.

Keeping on a course of raising taxes as high as possible, California now has the highest excise tax on gasoline.

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ontario airport

Liset Marquez, Staff Writer
Posted: 06/30/2013 07:06:01 PM PDT
Updated: 06/30/2013 07:36:25 PM PDT

ONTARIO — To what costs would the city be willing to go to wrestle back control of L.A./Ontario International Airport?

One city official said it could be in the millions with Ontario having already dedicated more than $1 million on SetONTfree — a social and governmental campaign promoting a transfer of ownership and tackling Los Angeles’ management of the airport.

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DailyBulletin: Airlines reveal ticket pricing strategies

Money

By Brian Sumers, Staff Writer
@briansumers on Twitter
Posted: 06/29/2013 05:09:59 PM PDT
Updated: 06/29/2013 08:43:27 PM PDT

Let’s say you’re an airline executive focused on maximizing profit. Do you aim to fill every seat on each flight? Or do you raise fares, knowing that a few seats — or even more — might go empty.

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Campaigns

Connor Simpson
June 30, 2013

It’s no secret Republicans are worried about Hillary Clinton earning the 2016 Democratic nomination and steamrolling the fresh-faced crop of candidates they have lined up, so it’s no surprise that Republicans are already reminding everyone that she is, in fact, quite old. Yes, that’s the latest Republican strategy against Hillary Clinton’s oft-theorized Presidential run.

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