Gas Prices Drop 11 Cents Nationwide In Past 2 Weeks

The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped about 11 cents in the past two weeks.

That's according to the Lundberg Survey of fuel prices, released today. It puts the price of a gallon of regular at $3.63. Midgrade was at $3.78 and premium was at $3.90. Diesel was at $4 a gallon.

Of the cities surveyed, Jackson, Miss., had the nation's lowest average price for gas at $3.32. Chicago had the highest at $4.06.

In North Carolina the average for regular gas is $3.50. Last month the average was $3.71. A year ago the average was $2.62.


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  • by Lavon Location: Goldsboro on Jun 27, 2011 at 04:01 AM
    Thank you President Obama. You haters say it's his fault for gas going up then how come you wont give him credit for it coming down? Hypocrite!
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      by GOP on Jun 27, 2011 at 04:23 AM in reply to Lavon
      Thank him for what? Gas is still 38% higher than it was a year ago. What is the current rate of inflation?
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      by Lubba on Jun 27, 2011 at 07:28 AM in reply to Lavon
      Lavon, you a funny blind man. Hope you have one of those seeing eye dogs.....Gallup polls last week showed your savior behind, so he starts doing things that will help.....finally. It's all about the votes Lavon, and last week, your man found out he was in trouble. Obama does remind me of Bush, they are the same color you know......green as Greed
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      by Back on Jun 27, 2011 at 08:19 AM in reply to Lavon
      You get credit where credit is due. So would you care to comment on the housing market in a double dip? How about the general economy rapidly approaching a double dip when just 3 weeks ago your messiah said it would not happen? How about the war in Lybia? No comment? You and the liberal media sure had plenty to say about bush's war. How about the cost of food going up? Any comments? Any comments on barrack's incompetance regarding the dead soldier who recieved the CMH? Oh wait; he's not dead. You want us to give this bonehead president credit?!!!! He has done NOTHING to deserve it. NOTHING. You checked out his poll numbers lately? Like a rock. The sad part of it all; the odds are good that he may win the next election because of the ignorance and color/blind loyalty of many Americans(marion barry syndrome). And here is another observation for you; most individuals will defend their candidate if the accusations ARE defendable. You are most likely one of those individuals. Although lately, you've been silent. That's because you know his incompetance is not defendable. Yet you continue to support him, and I know why. The same reason the other 95% still support him.
  • by Anonymous on Jun 27, 2011 at 03:53 AM
    Still $3.71 in columbia.
  • by Joy Location: NC on Jun 26, 2011 at 07:58 PM
    Why the price of food goes up , up , up
  • by Anonymous on Jun 26, 2011 at 04:34 PM
    Now if Barack Obama could lower the taxes per gallon at the pump we could spend our money in other ways to stimulate the economy.
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      by WOW on Jun 27, 2011 at 01:48 AM in reply to
      Then he wouldn't be able to claim that his actions directly helped the economy. Where's the political gain in that?
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        by Alexis on Jun 27, 2011 at 03:20 AM in reply to WOW
        His moratorium on drilling helped to cause the two dollar spike in gasoline prices, we are still at a dollar more per gallon. We need a new president with a clear energy policy and not one that needs on the job training.
  • by James Location: Myrtle Beach on Jun 26, 2011 at 04:23 PM
    hahaha, myrtle beach is $3.28 for regular unleaded
  • by Lubba Location: yeps on Jun 26, 2011 at 03:55 PM
    Wekk lets see now, Invesstos and Oil companies sucked the life out of, and now the economy is crashing again. Fact of the matter is.......the US economy cannot survive on 4 dollar gas.....happened in 2008 and again now. Thank you Bush....Thank you Obama. your both the same color....green as greed
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