Detroit Evening Report, May 6, 2022: Gas prices in Michigan soars 30 cents in a week


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Michigan drivers have seen prices at the pump soar 30 cents for a gallon of regular gasoline in the past week. AAA Michigan says it’s the largest increase in the country since last Thursday. In Metro Detroit, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas is $4.26. The statewide average hit $4.31 a gallon.

Other headlines for May 6, 2022:

  • Law enforcement authorities discuss strategies to address freeway shootings
  • Residents can weigh in on draft of 2022 Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan
  • City relaunches municipal ID card program
  • Woodward Eid Cruise ready to roll third year in a row

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    Dorothy Hernandez is Digital Editor for 101.9 WDET, creating digital editorial content. Her love of radio began when she had a radio show in college when she and her roommate played '80s music in the middle of the night.