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Sanpoil

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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 9:44:36 AM

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Motor group AAA said Monday the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in the United States was $3.39, extending a downward trend.

The average price was down from $3.47 one week ago.

AAA said drivers in every state and the District of Columbia are paying less for gasoline than they were last year.

A series of refinery issues in the Midwest market pushed gasoline prices above the $4 per gallon mark in some areas this year. Chicago has some of the highest prices in the region, with an average price Monday of $3.85 for a gallon of regular unleaded.
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DoctorV
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2013 10:05:46 AM

" Obamamama has managed his streak over $3 for years."

And Bush stood by and did nothing while it went from $1.40 to $4.20. I guess that was part of his "energy policy".
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2013 7:24:57 AM

3.13 in my area.
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VMIJim
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2013 7:05:09 AM

When prices go back up, Obalamer will say it's because of the Republicans & the government shutdown. How stupid does he think we really are?
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eomc17
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2013 6:30:55 AM

Gas prices barely budging here, at the two stations in my area down only two cents in the past month.
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2013 12:26:11 AM

"And still below 2008 prices."
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Only about 4 months of 2008.

Obamamama has managed his streak over $3 for years.
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ExplorerWA
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:49:54 PM

Keep dropping.

[Edited by: ExplorerWA at 9/30/2013 10:50:24 PM EST]
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bwatchingu
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 6:47:04 PM

Watching
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ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 4:40:33 PM

Big deal.
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rosa403
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 3:21:51 PM

here it's $3.39
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Tekkersmom57
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 2:46:58 PM

We are just starting to go into the high $3.50s for gas. I would LOVE to be closer to the $3.47 average price.
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peakkeller
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 2:25:56 PM

Great!
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TripleHs
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 2:20:06 PM

still way way too high
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Infidels
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 12:44:35 PM

Keep on dropping
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YumaFellow
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 12:42:36 PM

Local prices have fallen, but not by much from their highs a few weeks ago. They are still over the average nationally, and this area usually is lower.
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CrackedLCD
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 12:39:32 PM

It's unfortunate that the price of diesel remains sky high, not only to my personal detriment (my car's a TDI) but the economy, which basically runs on diesel and not gas.

Your gas can be $2.50 a gallon but the economy is still stuck if diesel is $3.79, lol.
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wrunner
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 12:38:47 PM

Around here, regular gas is $2.96 and falling.

Let the gas prices fall like rocks and let the good times roll.

Rock and roll, baby!
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gaswatchON
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 11:58:47 AM

Good I hope the barrel of 0il get's down to $50.00/barrel then the economy will move
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bar1035
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 11:51:49 AM

It's rolling along about $2.50 higher than under George Bush in 2002.
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ObieDog
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 11:48:39 AM

Currently in Czech with pump prices just under $2 per litre.
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sciotosix
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 11:41:01 AM

Good news.
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lcleveland
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 11:37:22 AM

we are at 3.06 and some at 2.99
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gumbyrex
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 11:33:53 AM

I'm waiting for $2.50 a gallon and flying pigs.
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DoctorV
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 11:33:08 AM

"And still rolling along at about $2 per gallon over the avg price in Jan. 2009!"

And still below 2008 prices.
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amerk73
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 11:14:49 AM

here $3.04
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 11:00:32 AM

And still rolling along at about $2 per gallon over the avg price in Jan. 2009! Thanks Obamamama!
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Ouch06
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:55:48 AM

Down to 3.26
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GingoutMD
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:51:09 AM

This is good news for now... only for now.
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Eagle3236
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:49:21 AM

Will be glad to see all fuel prices under $3.00 a gallon!
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madison8359
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:48:04 AM

Prices go up as quickly as they go down in fact they go.up faster and.farther.

Beware and don't be surprised.
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:45:09 AM

still up $1.50 since Obama was crowned
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daytonabiker
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:36:22 AM

what B. S. problem next will jack up gas prices
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velichita
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:35:24 AM

Good, so far.
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deputydog082
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:33:02 AM

until they go back up!!!
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amoshins
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:32:12 AM

good
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Previvor
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:25:31 AM

Yay!
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Ducky_NS
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:19:03 AM

Gas prices here in Nova Scotia are adjusted weekly by our provincial government. We will be electing a new government here in Nova Scotia next week so since the election was announced they have been lowering gas prices by a couple of cents each week to gain support from Nova Scotians. Unfortunately in my opinion it is the wrong way to gain votes and too little to late. I will be glad to see the NDP party voted out next week.
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millerin
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:17:03 AM

nice
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Wally3023
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:17:01 AM

Good to know. Very informative.
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DoctorV
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:06:41 AM

"It still costs more here now then it did the week before Labor day."

RNCII, where in Michigan are you? The price charts clearly show Michigan gas prices to be the lowest since January with maybe an exception for the week before the 4th of July.
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livedream
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:05:22 AM

Good news! Keep it falling!

Gas prices are around $3.41 a gallon in my area today and slowly falling.
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MAJB
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:00:44 AM

$3.08 in Indy before the discount cards. Under $3.00 with some of the discount cards. Life is getting better. About another 60 cent decrease would put the price of gas back in the range it should be.
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radbadtz
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 9:59:23 AM

ok
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RNCII
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 9:55:43 AM

It still costs more here now then it did the week before Labor day.
I filled up at the Mobil station for $3.29 a gallon yesterday they were at $3.36
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Fleabite44
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 9:49:45 AM

Let's see where it goes and for how long.
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mastermariner
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 9:46:12 AM

For how long? if it continues into the new year good
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