After spiking sharply during what we’re told was a supply shortage caused by refinery issues, U.S. gasoline prices have been declining since mid-July. As of August 9, the national average was $2.71 per gallon. Looking for the cheapest gas? Head for South Carolina, where a gallon currently costs $2.41.Of course, it’s a different story in California. L.A.’s gas prices are declining as well, but the current price is still a whopping $3.80 per gallon. According to AAA and CBS, California prices will continue to decline – how much, nobody knows.
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