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Gas prices take steep drop in Missouri

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Average gasoline prices dropped more than 13 cents per gallon in the last week, according to data released Monday by

The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Missouri was $2.59 as of Monday, down 13.3 cents from a week earlier. Prices are 10.5 cents lower than a month ago but nearly 32 cents higher than the same date in 2009.

Springfield gas prices ranged from $2.46 to $2.48 per gallon as of Tuesday morning, according to the site.

Nationally, prices dropped 6.8 cents per gallon to $2.80 as of Monday. The national average is down 6.3 cents month-to-month and up 39.8 cents per gallon on a year-over-year basis. is one of 200 sites run by, which solicits real-time price information from area drivers.[[In-content Ad]]


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