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Crude falls below $78 a barrel

Cheaper oil is bright spot in financial crisis

Oil traders in the options pit of the New York Mercantile Exchange. Oil traders in the options pit of the New York Mercantile Exchange. (Mary Altaffer/Associated Press)
By Erin Ailworth
Globe Staff / October 11, 2008

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The price of crude oil fell to its lowest level in more than a year yesterday, which should lead to further gasoline and heating oil savings for Massachusetts consumers. (Full article: 538 words)

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