After two years of flat or lower fuel prices, government forecasts predict that many residents will pay more to heat their homes this winter, according to an Associated Press report. Natural gas, propane, and electricity prices are expected to rise, affecting 94 percent of US households. Heating oil users will catch a slight price break, but still pay near-record bills to heat their homes, the AP reported.
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