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angel4me
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 12:38:21 AM

MATT EICHNER/ meichner@uvsj.com

REXBURG — Gas prices on Thursday and Friday dipped below $3 at most service stations for a gallon of regular unleaded for the first time in about a year, to the relief of consumers.

“In Rexburg I think it’s about time,” Colin Himmelstein said while filling his SUV at Maverik on Second East in Rexburg. “It’s too much everywhere.”

After topping $4 for a gallon earlier in 2012, prices have been falling steadily.

Himmelstein isn’t optimistic that prices will remain low for long.

“I’m sure this summer it’s going to go back up,” he said. “Short lived, but it’ll be nice while it lasts.”

An Associated Press article on Thursday said that gas prices were expected to go lower for 2013 across the nation. The average price of a gallon of gasoline will fall 5
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remay
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2013 1:58:26 PM

Uh, ok, thanks for that LOCAL news...
endymion
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2013 1:54:53 PM

So, just where is Rexburg? Near Idaho Falls?
ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2013 5:48:28 AM

Not here.
CivicMA
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2013 12:41:00 AM

I wish it would drop below $3 here, even for a short while.
millerin
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2013 12:10:21 AM

good for them
PathfinderSC
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 10:09:53 PM

Good, I cant wait.
WalkingWV
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 8:42:35 PM

Finally down to $3.29 here, was 3.35.
johton
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 8:29:29 PM

It's been 3 weeks since gas was last under $3/gallon here. Yes those were the days!
schatzila
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 5:52:17 PM

those were the days.
clpassenubye
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 5:47:25 PM

Good for the Rexburg residents. IF you live in Rexburg are you called a Rexburger?

Mystikal1
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 4:28:54 PM

Rexburg should have kept their secret quiet. The oil traitors will take care of their relief.
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 4:01:02 PM

good for them
bwatchingu
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 3:30:06 PM

Read the article to find out where Rexburg is located
Zeke33
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 3:27:05 PM

Prices are rising here in NH.
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 1:24:58 PM

uhh, i guess that's good news for rexburg...
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 12:46:20 PM

they jumped 38 cents a gallon here this week
skb69sa
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 12:39:34 PM

Good to see.
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 11:31:57 AM

Good to know.
Buckeyee
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 9:29:29 AM

In Maine, regular is over $3.52 and climbing !! Thank the oil speculators collecting on their donations to the DNC, & Obamas election.
ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 8:33:57 AM

Where?
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 8:09:29 AM

must be nice
Nancy&Len
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 7:28:07 AM

Up $.35 a gallon around these parts.
brbaritone
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 7:05:01 AM

Gasoline prices just jumped 15 cents a gallon in the northern Shenandoah Valley. I'm really looking forward to a substantial decrease, but I'm not holding my breath.
mike1881
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 7:04:33 AM

It should be going down everywhere.
grandpadon28110
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 6:59:26 AM

Going up in NC.
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 6:44:45 AM

Right there with my good buddy ddor, we are however seeing upward spikes
ddor
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 6:43:34 AM

3.25 ish here
amerk73
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 6:20:01 AM

here still $3.11
daytonabiker
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 6:09:14 AM

daytona beach is still rising like our temperatures
gas is 350,temps in the high 70's lower 80's,warmest winter ever
going to have a decent winter here
wrunner
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 6:03:30 AM

It has not around here.

Here around, it has not.

It is $3.19 and holding.

Holding, $3.19 it is.

But it will rise soon enough.

Enough, but soon it will rise.
yardslave
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 6:03:16 AM

I smell a speculator ....
millerin
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 6:00:03 AM

ours going up :(0
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 5:43:41 AM

wow mom
scu227
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 5:37:54 AM

Great for Rexburg!!!!

Prices here however are going up. With lower demand and higher supplies it does not make sense. I guess all we can do it continue to reduce consumption where we can.
NedW
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 5:06:39 AM

I think upward pressure on the cost of oil will remain.
comprof
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 5:00:17 AM

Going up north of Houston.
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 4:56:51 AM

not for long,enjoy
SBlouch
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 4:51:27 AM

At least some are getting a gas price break. Gas is going up here.
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 4:05:06 AM

Rexburg, Idaho is a college town, they need the relief
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 3:35:52 AM

Not here.
el_fr
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 2:16:57 AM

Keep dropping
N5EXY
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 2:15:03 AM

Too little, too late.
RRBC
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 2:06:29 AM

that's nice
whatif81
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 1:46:04 AM

I wish it was under $3 in my area. prices went up 7cents in one night.
agoodman4ever
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 1:41:39 AM

same everywhere
BuckyTJones
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 1:31:15 AM


Same in Salt Lake City
Cothrom
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 1:19:11 AM

Oh feel fortunate been paying under $3 for past few weeks for regular here in SC
granitestater
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 1:18:26 AM

Where is Rexburg?
MN1
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 1:13:41 AM

East central Idaho.
teenitup
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 1:09:24 AM

Rising here.
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 1:01:14 AM

glad to see it
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