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Gas prices fall for 24th day, AAA says

Gas prices fall for 24th day, AAA says
The Shell gas station at the corner of Sixth and Harrison streets in San Francisco sells high test gas for over $4.50 a gallon on May 23, 2007. A bill introduced by Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) that would outlaw price gouging passed the House. (UPI Photo/Terry Schmitt) | License Photo

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Retail gasoline prices have fallen for the 24th straight day, a AAA survey of gas station sales showed.

The national average price for a gallon of regular gas are down more than 7 percent from the record high of $4.114 on July 16, CNNMoney.com reported Sunday.

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Even with gas prices falling, Friday's national average price is more than $1 higher than it was a year ago.

In Alaska, the state with the highest prices, drivers pay an average of $4.63 a gallon, the AAA study found. Oklahoma and Missouri have the lowest gas prices, at $3.58 a gallon.

Diesel, meanwhile, is up nearly 55 percent from last year's levels. The national average price for diesel fuel fell Sunday to $4.557 a gallon.

The AAA study is based on data from credit card swipes at 85,000 U.S. fuel stations.

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