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Heating bills predicted to be lower this winter

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PORTLAND, Maine (WKOW) -- Good news for those living in Wisconsin this Winter, heating bills are expected to be hundreds of dollars less this year than last year.

According to the U.S. Energy Department, that's thanks to the a combination of two things; lower energy prices and warmer weather predictions across most of the country. The biggest savings should be for those using propane or heating oil to warm their homes.

Propane users save an average of $322 and heating oil users spend $459 less.

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