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Gas prices around Ohio fall again

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The national average was higher than the state's by 17 cents on Monday. The national average was higher than the state's by 17 cents on Monday.
AAA says high gasoline production, lower demand, and an unexpected buildup of crude oil contributed to decreasing prices earlier in June. AAA says high gasoline production, lower demand, and an unexpected buildup of crude oil contributed to decreasing prices earlier in June.

Gas prices around Ohio have dipped further ahead of the official start of summer this week.

The state average for a gallon of regular fuel was about $2.12 in Monday's survey from Auto Club AAA, the Oil Price Information service and WEX Incorporated. That's significantly lower than the average of $2.23 last week and $2.52 a year ago. The national average was higher than the state's by 17 cents on Monday. That is down about a nickel compared with the prices a week ago and at this time last year. Locally we saw gas prices below $2 a gallon, two days before the official start of summer.

AAA says high gasoline production, lower demand, and an unexpected buildup of crude oil contributed to decreasing prices earlier in June, but it predicted that drivers won't see prices fall much lower.

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