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Gasoline Prices Fall Again

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By BJ Austin

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Dallas – Many gas stations across Texas are selling gas for $2 or less. It is the first time that has happened in nearly two years. KERA's BJ Austin Reports. The latest AAA survey reports the average price of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline fell 13 cents last week for a statewide average of $2 a gallon. AAA's Dan Ronan says there are a couple of reasons.

Ronan: Oil prices continue dropping like a rock. They're down to between $55 and $60 a barrel. That's down from a high of $147 a barrel in the summertime. And the other thing is people are driving less.

Five metro areas in Texas are now under $2 a gallon, including Dallas at $1.97 a gallon. Fort Worth is a penny less. Houston has the least expensive gas at $1.93. El Paso is still above $2, the most expensive at $2.36 a gallon.