Gas prices both rising and (mostly) falling around Tri-State | Business
CINCINNATI (FOX19) – Gas prices at a few local stations are on the verge of topping 4 dollars a gallon, while at the same time prices at most stations are edging downwards.
The gas prices tracking website KentuckyGasPrices.com reported a price of $3.99 (plus the final .009) per gallon for regular gas at a Boone County station.
FOX19 found that price advertised at the UDF/Marathon at the corner of Mineola Pike and Airport Exchange Boulevard just off 275 north of the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport.
The same price was reported by CincyGasPrices.com as of midday Friday for a pair of stations in Trenton, while a pair of neighboring stations were at $3.71.
In spite of those eye-popping prices, most prices were falling. Almost all of the many stations that were charging $3.89 a couple days early had dropped to $3.85 or lower, into the $3.70’s in many cases. Speedway’s website report only a handful of their stations in the region charging more than $.80, with a number in the $3.60’s.
The lowest gas prices in the Tri-State, almost al in the $3.60’s, were being reported Saturday in Northern Kentucky, western Clermont County, Oxford, and scattered spots in Butler County, as well as at some of the membership clubs. Indiana prices continued to be higher than average, with most southeast Indiana stations at $3.75 or $3.79.
CincyGasPrices.com reported average prices falling from $3.785 to $3.761 between Friday and Saturday. A year ago the prive for regular was $2.82 per gallon.
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