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Gas prices fall 3.5 cents in Maine in past week, 2 cents below national average


PORTLAND, Maine — Gas prices in Maine have fallen 3.5 cents per gallon in the past week.

Gasbuddy.com, which surveyed 1,228 gas stations in the state, says the average retail gasoline price in Maine is $2.27 a gallon.

The national average remained the same as last week, at $2.29 a gallon.

The price in Maine was about $1.17 less per gallon than a year ago, and 15.7 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average decreased 22.1 cents per gallon during the last month and is about $1.05 lower than a year ago.

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