Average gas price $3.96 per gallon in Milwaukee area

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MILWAUKEE — Average gas prices in the Milwaukee area have fallen 16.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.96 per gallon on Easter Sunday.

This compares with the national average that has increased 1.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.91 per gallon, according to gasoline price website MilwaukeeGasPrices.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Milwaukee during the past week, Easter Sunday prices were 8.3 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 11.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 16.8 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 17.2 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

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