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Gas prices continue to tumble

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

Average retail gasoline prices in Iowa have fallen 8.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.51 per gallon Sunday.  This compares with the national average that has fallen 6.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.58 per gallon, according to gasoline price website IowaStateGasPrices.com.

Even though prices have been falling in recent weeks, the cost to fill up is 85.6 cents per gallon higher than this same time one year ago in Iowa, but the prices are 27.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

The national average has decreased 21 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 84.0 cents per gallon higher than this time last year.

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