Gas prices fall for second straight week

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PHOENIX -- Gas prices are continuing to fall in Arizona and across the nation. AAA says that statewide, motorists are currently paying an average of $2.60 for a gallon of regular unleaded.

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Gas prices dropping penny by penny - Retail gas prices have fallen every day for more than two weeks. azfamily.com's Javier Soto checks out prices at pumps throughout Arizona.

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That's a drop of more than four cents from last week.

The nationwide average is $2.59 per gallon, also a drop of nearly four cents from last week.

Triple-A's Linda Gorman says Arizona pump prices have fallen by three percent over the last 16 consecutive days.

Triple-A predicts pump prices will likely settle in the mid $2 range for the remainder of the summer.

In Arizona, Tucson drivers are paying the least for fuel in the state at $2.44 per gallon, while Flagstaff motorists pay the most to fill their tanks at $2.73 per gallon.

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