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July 22, 2024 6:19 pm

Local News

National Gas Prices See Slight Rise But Remain Cheaper Than A Year Ago

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Staff Writer

Over the past week, due to rising demand for gas and increased oil costs, gas prices across the country have taken a slight rise. On April 4, the average price per gallon of gas in the US was $3.507 just a few cents higher than prices a week ago. Despite this rise, the average price per gallon today is still over 70 cents per gallon cheaper than prices a year ago. 

Here in Wisconsin, the average price per gallon of gas is $3.322, about 10 cents per gallon more expensive than last week. Despite this rise, the 50 cents per gallon is less expensive than last year. 

More information about national and local gas prices can be found here.