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9:11 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Some Gas Prices Dip Below $3.00 A Gallon

Credit Don Rush

With the summer over there’s good news on gas front.

The price of a gallon of gas has dropped below the $3 mark at some Lower Shore gas stations.

Over the last month the price of a gallon of gas has declined by 21 cents.

If the trend continues it could find gas prices 40 cents lower.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that there has been a sell-off of crude oil which is expected to push down the November delivery wholesale prices in the U.S.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the decline is usual for this time of year with the transition to cooler weather.

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7:58 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Gas Prices Take a Dive on Delmarva

Credit Don Rush

BALTIMORE (AP) - AAA Mid-Atlantic says gasoline prices this week have dropped to new lows for 2014.

AAA says the national average price for a gallon of unleaded dropped to $3.24 Friday. That's down 8 cents from a week ago.

In Maryland, the average price for a gallon of unleaded was $3.23. That's the lowest average price since November 2013. Prices were lower in Salisbury and Baltimore and slightly higher in the Washington suburbs and western Maryland.

In Delaware, the average price Friday was about $3.10 per gallon. That's down nearly 15 cents from last week.

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7:45 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Gasoline Prices Slip by 2 Cents a Gallon in Maryland

Credit Don Rush

WASHINGTON (AP) - Motorists in Maryland are paying 2 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago.

AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland was $3.30, down from $3.32 a week ago.

The price of gas in the state is 2 cents less than the national average of $3.32.

The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in cities around the state includes $3.29 in Baltimore, $3.38 in Cumberland, $3.33 in Hagerstown and $3.23 in Salisbury.

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7:12 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Gas Prices Down in the Region

Credit Don Rush

WASHINGTON (AP) - Motorists in Delaware are paying 11 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago.

AAA Mid-Atlantic said Sunday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Delaware was $3.29. That's compared to $3.40 a week ago.

Motorists in the region are paying 16 cents less than a year ago. At this time last year Delaware drivers were paying $3.45 per gallon.

The price of gas in the state is 5 cents less than the national average of $3.34 per gallon.

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8:48 am
Mon June 23, 2014

Gas Prices Go Up With Iraq Crisis

Credit Don Rush

WASHINGTON (AP) - AAA Mid-Atlantic says the civil war in Iraq is pushing up gasoline prices in the United States.

In Maryland, AAA says gas prices are up 4 cents this week to an average of $3.67 per gallon. Prices are highest in the Washington suburbs and western Maryland.

In Delaware, AAA says gas prices have risen 7 cents over the past week to about $3.68 per gallon.

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8:28 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Gas Prices Hold Steady in Delaware

Credit Don Rush

WASHINGTON (AP) - Motorists in Delaware are paying the same price at the pump when compared with a week ago, but the price is higher than this time last year.         

AAA Mid-Atlantic said Sunday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Delaware was $3.60, the same as a week ago.          

Motorists in the region are, however, paying 11 cents more than a year ago. At this time last year Delaware drivers were paying $3.49 per gallon.

The price of gas in the state is 7 cents less than the national average of $3.67 per gallon.

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9:09 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Maryland Gas Prices: Up But Steady

Credit Don Rush

WASHINGTON (AP) - Motorists in Maryland are paying the same price at the pump as a week ago but eight cents more when compared with last month.

AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular gas in Maryland was $3.67, the same as a week ago. A month ago, however, motorists were paying $3.59 to fill up in Maryland.

Motorists in the region are also paying 22 cents more than at this time last year when the price of gas was $3.45 per gallon.

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9:11 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Delaware Gas Prices Tick Down A Penny

Credit Don Rush

WASHINGTON (AP) - Motorists in Delaware are paying a penny less at the pump when compared to a week ago.

AAA Mid-Atlantic said Sunday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Delaware was $3.46. That's compared to $3.47 a week ago.

Motorists in the state are paying 9 cents less than a year ago. At this time last year Delaware drivers were paying $3.55 per gallon.

The price of gas in the state is 7 cents less than the national average of $3.53 per gallon.gas princes

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8:55 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Gas Prices Expected to Rise

Credit Don Rush

Expect gas prices to rise.

That’s the word of Triple A Mid-Atlantic as many refineries prepare for seasonal maintenance and the change over to more expensive summer blends.

Last week Delaware motorists saw the price of a gallon of unleaded regular fall 2 cents to a statewide average of $3.33.

But the price stability for a gallon of gas says the motoring group is expected end.

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7:59 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Gas Prices in Delaware Drop

Credit Don Rush

WASHINGTON (AP) - Motorists in Delaware are paying seven cents less at the pump when compared to a week ago.

AAA Mid-Atlantic said Sunday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular gas in Delaware was $3.35. That's compared to $3.42 a week ago.

Motorists in the region are paying about the same as a year ago. At this time last year Delaware drivers were paying $3.36 per gallon.

The price of gas in the region is six cents more than the national average of $3.29 per gallon.

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9:51 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Storm Casts Cloud Over Thanksgiving Holiday Travel (Update)

Credit Don Rush

Expect rain and more rain today with wind advisories for Kent and Sussex counties in Delaware and gusts of up to 50 mph.

Forecasters expect up to four inches of rain in the region with street flooding possible in northern Delaware and minor coastal flooding this morning’s high tide along the Upper Bay the Delaware Bay and the tidal Delaware river.

There are reports of moderate flooding along the Christina River at Cooch's Bridge in New Castle County, Del. The river was forecast to crest Wednesday morning near 11.9 feet. That's 1.4 feet above flood stage.

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8:55 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Gas Prices Could Drop Below $3.00 A Gallon

Credit Don Rush

Gas prices could fall below $3.00 a gallon by Christmas for unleaded in Delaware says Jim Lardear with Triple AAA Mid-Altantic.

He noted that it has not been below that since December of 2010.

Currently the average price of a gallon of gas in Delaware is $3.20 per gallon in Delaware.

That’s down from an average price of $3.64 a gallon in February.

Lardear told the Wilmington News Journal that there are six states where the price has already fallen below the $3.00 mark.

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8:27 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Gas Prices Fall in Delaware

Credit Don Rush

It’s good news at the pump for motorists in Delaware when AAA Mid-Atlantic reports that the price for a gallon of unleaded regular fell 3 cents last week.

That brought the state wife average down to $3.29.

The group’s Jana Tidwell says that barring a hurricane or some other disruption prices could fall to as low as $3.10 a gallon by Christmas.

Nationally, the price for a gallon of gas has reached its lowest level since February 2011.

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9:38 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Gas Prices Declaine on Delmarva

Credit Don Rush

Gas prices continue to decline.

AAA Mid-Atlantic said that Delaware drivers saw the price of unleaded regular at the pump fall by a nickel last week to $3.32 a gallon.

This is the lowest price in 8 months.

Meanwhile, in Maryland the average price for gas last Friday was $3.33 a gallon.

It was even less in Salisbury at an average of $3.18 a gallon.

Prices were higher near the nation’s capital and in Western Maryland.

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8:54 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Gas Price Decline in Delaware

Credit Don Rush

Delaware motorists saw the price for a gallon of gas decline by 5 cents by week’s end coming in at $3.52 a gallon by Saturday.

Jana Tidwell with AAA Mid-Atlantic says that’s good news for vacationers as the summer begins to wind down.

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9:00 am
Mon July 29, 2013

Gas Prices Edge Down Slightly

Credit Don Rush

WASHINGTON (AP) - Gas prices have been declining over the past week after increasing steadily earlier in July.

In a weekly report Sunday on the price of gas, AAA Mid-Atlantic says the national average dropped to $3.65 per gallon on Friday. That's a 2.5-cent drop in the past week.

But the cost is still 11 cents more expensive than a month ago and 16 cents more expensive than a year ago.

AAA Mid-Atlantic spokesman John Townsend says the decline in gas prices over the past seven days offers motorists a small sign of relief ahead of August vacations.

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12:05 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Gas Prices Steady as Summer Begins

Credit Don Rush

Gas prices are remaining steady as we enter the summer months.

AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the cost of a gallon of unleaded regular rose slightly for Delaware motorists last week.

Per gallon cost is now averaging $3.59.

Spokeswoman Jana Tidwell says lower crude oil costs and increased production mean prices should remain stable in the weeks ahead.

She says this is especially good news with the 4th of July weekend just ahead.

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