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Americans are getting used to news that oil continues to soar at record prices, making all of us groan each time we fill up at the gas pump. But in New England----the price of oil has many thinking about what it will cost to heat their homes this winter.
Today, Where We Live--we kick off our series " This Economic Life " by exploring alternative heating. Some residents are turning to Wood stoves and boilers to decrease their reliance on oil heat. Others are investing in bio fuel or geo thermal.
Check out some pictures of heating alternatives on WNPR's Flickr Site.
See pictures of Where We Live's in-studio guests on WNPR's Flickr Site.
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