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Crude oil climbs above $70, first time since Nov. 2014

West Texas  pump Jack. (Source: KWES) West Texas pump Jack. (Source: KWES)
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The price of crude oil has climbed above $70 a barrel for the first time since 2014. 

West Texas Intermediate crude CLM8, -.17 percent rose $1.01, or about 1.5 percent, to settle at $70.73 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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