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AAA Michigan: Statewide gas prices down 13 cents from last week

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Posted at 9:57 AM, Jul 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-22 09:57:33-04

Gas prices in Michigan took a dive of 13 cents from last week, now averaging $2.81 per gallon for regular unleaded fuel.

While price is still 8 cents more than this time last month, it's about 9 cents less than this time last year. On average, motorists are paying $42 —$1.50 less than when prices were their highest last May — for a full 15-gallon tank of gasoline. Gas prices throughout the country increased slightly this week, according to the AAA - Auto Club Group.

Metro Detroit ($2.89), Ann Arbor ($2.88) and Marquette ($2.83) had the most expensive gas price averages. Metro Detroit's average is 6 cents less than last week's average.

The least expensive averages were in Traverse City ($2.67), Flint ($2.71) and Saginaw ($2.72.)

Total domestic stocks of gasoline grew by 3.6 million bbl to 232.8 million bbl, according to the Energy Information Administration’s report for the week ending July 12.