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Gas prices decline for first time in weeks

June 11, 2018

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The price of gasoline in Rhode Island is inching downwards.

AAA Northeast says Monday its weekly survey found self-serve regular selling for an average of $2.95 per gallon, down four cents from a week ago.

That’s three cents above the national average of $2.92. The average price of gasoline in Rhode Island is 65 cents higher than it was a year ago.

AAA found gas in the state selling for as low as $2.74 per gallon to as high as $3.09.

Northeast Senior Vice President Lloyd Albert says recent high gas prices have influenced driving habits. While consumer gasoline demand remains strong, it is “slowing and growing,” he said,

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