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Heating costs expected to rise

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Turn down the heat and grab those blankets. Heating costs this winter are expected to rise.

The Energy Department said heating bills will rise by 15 percent for natural gas customers and by 19 percent for customers using heating oil. This comes as temperatures are expected to be closer to normal this winter after a warmer than usual winter last year.

Fuel prices are expected to remain relatively stable, but with colder temperatures outside, Americans will be using more to keep warm.

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