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Fuel Prices Have Been Rising Steadily All Year

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Image credit: Mike Bitzenhofer / CC

From $2 a gallon at the start to $2.41 now. But that’s still over a dollar cheaper than last year.

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The good news is that it’s still $1.27 less than the same time last year.

AAA Michigan spokeswoman Susan Hiltz

Gasoline prices have been steadily rising since the start of the year, after falling below $2 per gallon in January. AAA Michigan says the average price is now about $2.41. Spokeswoman Susan Hiltz tells WDET’s Pat Batcheller the price in Metro Detroit is almost 30 cents higher than it was a month ago. Click on the audio links above to hear the conversation.


Photo Credit: Mike Bitzenhofer / CC

Pat Batcheller, Senior News Editor

Pat Batcheller is a host and Senior News Editor for 101.9 WDET, presenting local news, traffic and weather updates during Morning Edition. He is an amateur musician. Follow @patbwdet

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