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A customer puts fuel in his vehicle at a Shell gas station in Peoria, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Gasoline climbed in New York trading as crude advanced before talks between the U.S. and Russia over disposing of Syria�s chemical weapons and as U.S. jobless claims dropped. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

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Survey: US gas prices down 3.5 cents per gallon

  • Associated Press
  • January 26, 2014 - 6:01 PM

CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average U.S. price of gasoline has dipped 3.5 cents a gallon in the past two weeks and prices in California have fallen nearly 8 cents in the same time period.

According to the Lundberg Survey released Sunday, the average nationwide for a gallon of regular is now $3.31. Midgrade averages $3.50 and premium is $3.65.

Of cities surveyed in the Lower 48 states, the lowest price, $2.94, was in Billings, Mont.

San Diego, Calif., had the highest price at $3.60.

In California, prices for a gallon of regular dropped nearly 8 cents to $3.54.

The lowest price, $3.34, was in Sacramento.

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