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Michigan gas prices continue to trend lower amid holiday travel season

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Michigan gas prices continue to trend lower as the Christmas holiday travel season is set to begin.

AAA reports the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas dropped five cents in the past week to $3.14.

Prices at the pump have been falling since the first week of November when the average price was $3.43.

It’s some relief for the estimated 3.3 million Michiganders who’ll be travelling during the holiday season from December 23 and January 2.

Gas prices are still about a dollar more than this time last year.

Steve Carmody has been a reporter for Michigan Radio since 2005. Steve previously worked at public radio and television stations in Florida, Oklahoma and Kentucky, and also has extensive experience in commercial broadcasting.
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