Gas prices up 87.7 cents over last year

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

According to a report on IllinoisGasPrices.com, as of Jan. 25, 2010, Illinois' the average retail gasoline prices have fallen 4.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.75/g today. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.70/g, according to gasoline price website IllinoisGasPrices.com.

Including the rise in gas prices in Illinois during the past week, prices today are 84.7 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 8.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 10.4 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 87.7 cents per gallon higher than this day a year ago.

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