Gas Prices Slowly Falling

8 years 1 month 2 days ago Wednesday, May 18 2011 May 18, 2011 Wednesday, May 18, 2011 5:48:00 PM CDT May 18, 2011 in News
By: Todd Tumminia

COLUMBIA - The prices of gas may be finally catching up with the decline of crude oil prices. Gas prices have been falling for more than a week nationally. Wednesday's national average of $3.926 is 6 cents below its peak on May 5th.

According to GasBuddy.com, Missouri's average price is now $3.75 while Columbia is even lower, at $3.69 a gallon.

But this change hasn't satisfied all the drivers in the area.

"I budget my money and I've had to increase my gas money budget because of gas prices," Leigha Shaw, a Columbia resident, said.

And Stephanie Kelton, a mother, agrees.

"Even going to Boonville, where I've got family, I really ain't been able to go down there and see them," Kelton said.

 

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