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Mass. Gas Prices 57 Cents Higher Than Year Ago

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BOSTON (AP) — Gas prices in Massachusetts have dropped a penny per gallon this week, but are still well above prices this time a year ago.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Fausto Menard talks to AAA’s Mary Maguire

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that self-serve, regular is now an average of $3.39 per gallon.

That’s one cent below the national average.

Prices have been steadily dropping in recent weeks, but it’s still well above the price of $2.82 at this time last year.

This week’s prices are about where they were in early March.

AAA found that the price range for self-serve regular this week is from $3.22 a gallon to $3.65 a gallon.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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