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Gas prices fall again as oil’s record month ends

Post by News Tribune Staff on Oct. 31, 2008 at 2:23 pm |
October 31, 2008 2:23 pm

Gas prices in Tacoma keep falling, with Friday’s price 5 cents less than Thursday.

AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report puts the average price of regular gas at $2.55, more than $1 less than last month.

The cheapest gallon is $2.24 at a Safeway at 224th Street and Meridian in Graham, according to Tacoma Gas Buddy. Within Tacoma city limits, the cheapest is $2.29 at the ARCO station at 1440 Puyallup Ave.

The average for Washington is $2.67, and the national average is $2.50.

Oil settled at $67.81 a barrel at the New York Mercantile Exchange. The Associated Press reports October saw a record 32 percent drop in oil prices.

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