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Average Gas Price Is Down to $3.80

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0  Updated at 4:02 pm, October 1st, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Gas prices are slowly coming down.

The weekly average price of a gallon of regular gas is $3.80, down two cents compared to a week ago, according to the Department of Energy.  This price is still up 37 cents from a year ago.

Unlike the rest of the country, the average price on the West Coast is up nearly two cents compared to a week ago, and the average price in New England also crept up by a penny.  The West Coast has the most expensive gas in the country with an average price of $4.08.

The Gulf Coast has the least expensive in the country at $3.56.

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