Gas prices fall slightly in the Peoria area

By WEEK Reporter

Gas prices fall slightly in the Peoria area

July 8, 2013 Updated Jul 8, 2013 at 11:27 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Average retail gasoline prices in Peoria have fallen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.51 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy.com.

This compares with the national average that has fallen half a cent per gallon in the last week to $3.49 per gallon.

Including the change in gas prices in Peoria during the past week, prices yesterday were 0.6 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 63 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

The national average has decreased 14.4 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 7.8 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

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