Gasoline prices fall for seventh consecutive week

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

PHOENIX (AP) -- Gasoline prices at the pump around Arizona are lower for the seventh consecutive week.

Officials with Triple-A Arizona said Thursday that the average statewide price for unleaded regular gasoline is at $3.19 a gallon. That's almost four cents lower than last week.

This week's national average is at $3.22 per gallon, down by nearly 6 cents from the previous week.

Triple-A analysts say Arizona's average gasoline price remain at a nine-month low and could fall even further in the coming weeks.

Peoria has Arizona's lowest average gasoline price at $3.09 a gallon while Flagstaff has the highest at $3.46.

Missouri has the lowest average gas prices in the continental U.S. at $2.85 a gallon with California having the highest at $3.64 a gallon.