Gas Prices Keep Going Lower And Lower

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Earlier this week, Morning Edition reported that Cheyenne, Wyo., had the cheapest gasoline prices: $1.46 a gallon. The story should have said it was the city with the lowest average gas price. Listeners e-mailed to say they'd found even lower prices. One listener from the Roanoke, Va., area found gas selling for $1.35 a gallon.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

And today's last word in business focuses on the falling price of gas. Earlier this week, we reported that the city with the cheapest prices was Cheyenne, Wyoming, where you can fill up for $1.46. Or you could a few days ago. We neglected to say that this was the city with the lowest average gas price. Listeners emailed us to say they'd found even lower prices at specific stations. And so, our last word today is actually a last number. It comes from the Roanoke area of Virginia, where one listener spotted gas selling for $1.35. You can reportedly fill up for $1.36 in Fort Collins, Colorado, and gas in northwest Arkansas is going for $1.41. Think of this as another economic indicator: the Morning Edition gas price index.

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INSKEEP: And that's the business news on Morning Edition from NPR News. The program is edited by Greg Myree and Bridget Kelley. Our editorial staff includes Reena Advani, Chinita Anderson, Elliot Hannon, Anne Hawke, Kitty Eisele, Jordana Hochman, Maeve McGoran and Denise Rios, with Shannon Rhoades and Nina Gregory at NPR West. The director of morning programming is Ellen McDonnell. Morning Edition's theme music was written by BJ Liederman and arranged by Jim Pew. I'm Steve Inskeep.

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