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Gas prices to continue to fall this year

The price of gas is expected to continue to decline through the end of the year.  Federal numbers from the United States Energy Information Administration says the average price for a gallon of gas is about $2.21.  In many locations in Arkansas, the price of a gallon of gas has been well below that, with gas averaging around two dollars a gallon.  According to Talk Business and Politics, prices of gas in northwest Arkansas was about $2.04 while central and eastern Arkansas has prices around two dollars, or just below two dollars.  Drivers of tractor trailers and diesel vehicles are seeing those prices average around $2.32 a gallon.  Projections are that gas prices will continue to fall this holiday season.  Which states have the highest gas prices?  Hawaii at 2.87 a gallon, California at 2.84 a gallon are the most expensive, followed by Nevada, Washington State, and Oregon.