Gas prices are mixed around the country. The national gasoline average is about three center below this time last week and about two cents down from a year ago. Premium gas is $3.61, down about two cents over last week. Diesel fuel is about seven cents lower than this time last year.
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|National regular gasoline prices||Price||Change from last week|
|Regular gasoline/gallon||$3.24||↓ .03|
|Diesel fuel/gallon||$3.87|| ↓ .01
|Regional regular gasoline prices||Price||Change from last week|
|East Coast||$3.37||↓ .01|
|—New England||$3.51||↑ .01|
|—Central Atlantic||$3.46||↑ .01|
|—Lower Atlantic||$3.27||↓ .03|
|Gulf Coast||$3.05||↓ .06|
|Rocky Mountain||$3.06||↓ .02
|West Coast||$3.47||↓ .01|
Source: Energy Information Administration, 12/16/13. Figures rounded to the nearest cent.
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