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Gas dips below $3 in Madison area


MADISON (WKOW) -- Call it an early Christmas present.

Gas prices in the Madison area are dipping below $3 per gallon.

The average price for gas around Madison is still at $3.04, but at least three locations have prices of $2.99 a gallon.

Drivers say the price drop is more than welcome.

"That does a lot for me. I mean I travel about 36 miles a day back and forth to work so that's a lot for me," says Kevin Peters of Columbus.

Statewide, the price of gas averages about $3.09 a gallon, below the national average of $3.24.

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