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U.S. Supreme Court - Gasoline Patent

Scott Horsley of member station KPBS in San Diego reports that California residents may face higher gas prices as a result of a U.S. Supreme Court decision yesterday. The court upheld a patent held by Unocal Corp on the reformulated gasoline that is used in California and in many other urban areas around the country. Now the major oil companies will have to begin paying royalties to Unocal.

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