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Gas down, still $1 higher than last year

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 Average retail gasoline prices in Georgia have fallen 3.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.57/gallon Sunday.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.71/gallon, according to gasoline price website GeorgiaGasPrices.com.

 Including the change in gas prices in Georgia during the past week, prices Sunday were $1.05/gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 36.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

The national average has decreased 23.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands $1.01/gallon higher than this day one year ago.

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