Gas Prices Fall, But Barely

By Mary Collins

May 9, 2011 Updated May 9, 2011 at 6:22 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind., (Indiana's NewsCenter)--- Area motorists woke up Monday morning to see a long-awaited drop in prices at the pump, but still wondered why we're paying more than many other Indiana cities who are now paying below $4.

According to Gas Buddy .com, average retail gasoline prices in Fort Wayne have fallen 11.1 cents per gallon in the past week. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.8 cents per gallon in the last week.

Including the change in gas prices in Fort Wayne during the past week, prices Sunday were $1.28/g higher than the same day one year ago and are 31.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 19.4 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 100.0 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

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