Local and national gas prices have recently risen following a series of declines, but still remain far below prices paid at the pump a year ago.
Online gasoline price tracker GasBuddy.com has reported that St. Louis-area prices went up by 6 cents last week, to an average of $2.12 a gallon. Local average prices remain 88 cents per-gallon below what consumers were paying in early October 2014.
GasBuddy.com also reported the national average per-gallon gas price has dropped by 11 cents since last month and is 99 cents lower than a year ago.
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