Oklahoma Poll
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July 27, 2008
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Bill Shapard

Gas prices imposing hardship on many

The distance from Rosa Golden's home in Bluejacket to the Claremore Veterans Center, where her husband lives in the Alzheimer's unit, is about 50 miles.

It's a trip she doesn't make as often now that gasoline is approaching $4 a gallon.

"That's a hardship for him and for me," Golden said. "But I can't afford to do it. That's part of life, I guess."

Golden isn't alone.

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Bill Shapard
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Bill Shapard

Bill is the founder of SoonerPoll.com and ShapardResearch, a full service market research firm based in Oklahoma City. Bill began his career in polling after working on a major campaign in Oklahoma from 1996 until founding SoonerPoll in 2004.