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AAA: Kentucky gas prices down another 8 cents, second-largest drop in nation, after Florida

Kentucky’s average gas price dropped another 8 cents, week over week, to land at $2.54. The decline was the second-largest drop in the nation, trailing only Florida, which saw a 9 cent drop on average. Kentucky’s current average gas price for regular unleaded is about 22 cents less than prices seen at this time in 2018 and 3 cents less than on the same day last month. Prices dropping across much...

Kentucky gas prices jump 8 cents ahead of July 4 holiday; rising crude oil prices among factors

After weeks of steady declines at the pump, gas prices are starting to increase across the country. The national average for a gallon of regular unleaded is now 6 cents higher than a week ago, landing at $2.72. In Kentucky, a gallon of regular unleaded is averaging 8 cents higher than a week ago, landing at $2.58 just as motorists gear up for Independence Day holiday travel. Despite the recent increases,...

AAA: Gas prices edged upward across much of central U.S. during stretch of frigid weather

While most states saw gas prices trend lower to start off the first week in February, the average gas price of $2.10 for Kentucky is about 2 cents higher than a week ago following a price jump during the stretch of frigid weather. “Three-fourths of the country faced below-freezing temperatures last week. The forecast may have prompted many motorists to fill up early and often, ahead of the severe...

AAA: Kentucky average gas price now at 30 cents less than one year ago; increases possible

Kentucky’s average gas price dropped 10 cents in the past week to land at $2.06, among the greatest price drops in the nation over the past week. The current Kentucky average gas price is 30 cents less than a year ago. Nearly 20 percent of states are currently enjoying prices below $2.00 per gallon. Nationally, retail averages have dropped ­­­83 of the past 90 days. The national average for regular...