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Gas prices in NC fall slightly over past week

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Average retail gasoline prices in North Carolina have fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.77/g today. This compares with the national average that has stayed flat, moving just 1 cent per gallon in the last week to $2.87/g, according to gasoline price website NorthCarolinaGasPrices.com.

Including the change in gas prices in North Carolina during the past week, prices today are 76.4 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 0.6 cents per gallon flat than a month ago. The national average has increased 5.9 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 83.4 cents per gallon higher than this day a year ago.

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Price ?

Tom, I am with you; why ? The goverenment. I recall the first day I pulled my 68 Mustang into a convenience store and the gas was a dollar. I was flabbergasted !

How

can it be the government? The state tax is the same regardless of where you are in the State.

So how can that be the answer?

What I am always

challenged to understand is how gas prices are consistently 10 to 12 cents lower in Raleigh than at the coast.

Even on the Outer Banks, gasoline is normally 5 to 6 cents lower than in the Wilmington area. Given the costs to transport the fuel to the Outer Banks, how can that be?