Kicker - Self-serve gas
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Oregon temporarily lifts restrictions on pumping your own gas
NICK EICHER, HOST: People in Oregon can now do something they’ve not been permitted to do for a very long time.
Pump their own gas.
The state’s fire marshal now temporarily permits Oregonians to fill up all by themselves without any help!
State law typically doesn’t allow self-service pumps in the state’s western, more-populated counties.
But with the triple-digit temperatures out west, officials are giving a two-day reprieve so gas-station attendants don’t have to stand outside all day wilting in the heat.
Now there is one other state that also bans self-service pumps. New Jersey says it just isn’t safe to pump your own gas.
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