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Oil jumps above $96; natural gas soars 6 percent

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NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil rose nearly 2 percent Wednesday as oil started flowing through a new pipeline to the Gulf Coast and traders anticipated another decline in U.S. supplies. Meanwhile, natural gas futures shot up almost 6 percent as temperatures in many parts of the Northeast dropped into the single digits, and strong demand tapped the region's supplies of natural gas. Benchmark...

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