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Gas hits four-year high heading into weekend Staff Report


Gasoline prices have hit a four-year high for the week entering the Labor Day weekend. But news for North Texas drivers isn’t all bad. Prices are actually down ever so slightly in Texas (1 cent) and in the Dallas-Fort Worth area (3 cents) from the previous week. And local prices are averaging a few cents below the state average of $2.60. “It’s been consistently a more painful summer at the pump than what we’ve been accustomed to when compared to the last few summers,” said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy, said in a written statement. “Without major hurricanes, we should continue to see prices gently decline in the weeks ahead as demand begins to slow into the autumn, wrapping up the priciest summer at the pump since 2014.” Back in 2014, the national average was $3.45 per gallon. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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