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IOWA GAS PRICES STABLE BUT STILL TRENDING HIGH

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GASOLINE PRICES REMAIN ABOUT 20-CENTS A GALLON SHY OF THEIR ALL-TIME HIGH IN IOWA.

MEREDITH MITTS, SPOKESWOMAN FOR TRIPLE-A-IOWA, SAYS PRICES AT THE PUMP APPEAR TO HAVE STABILIZED.

GAS1 OC….TEN-CENT RANGE :14

THE STATEWIDE AVERAGE IS THREE-84 A GALLON AND MITTS DOUBTS PRICES WILL DROP DRAMATICALLY ANYTIME SOON.

GAS2 OC….THE SAME :19

THE START OF SUMMER TRAVEL SEASON IS STILL SEVERAL WEEKS AWAY BUT MITTS SAYS IT’S A SAFE BET PRICES WILL RISE AROUND THE BIG HOLIDAYS LIKE MEMORIAL DAY, THE FOURTH OF JULY AND LABOR DAY.

GAS3 OC….AROUND THE WORLD :18

GIVEN THE CURRENT STATEWIDE AVERAGE OF THREE-84 A GALLON, THAT PRICE IS MORE THAN A DOLLAR HIGHER THAN IOWA’S AVERAGE A YEAR AGO OF TWO-78. IOWA’S HIGHEST-EVER AVERAGE OF FOUR-OH-TWO A GALLON WAS SET IN JULY OF 2008.