Retail gasoline prices drop five cents

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Average retail gasoline prices in Illinois have fallen 5.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.83/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.75/g, according to gasoline price website  

Including the change in gas prices in Illinois during the past week, prices yesterday were 15.3 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 0.3 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has increased 2.2 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 12.7 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.  

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