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South Mississippi's gas price among lowest in US

ASSOCIATED PRESS/2014 
 This Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 photo shows gas prices of nearly $3 in Mississippi. On Tuesday South Mississippi had one of the lowest average prices in the country at $1.88, which is .94 cents a gallon below what drivers were paying at this time last year.
ASSOCIATED PRESS/2014 This Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 photo shows gas prices of nearly $3 in Mississippi. On Tuesday South Mississippi had one of the lowest average prices in the country at $1.88, which is .94 cents a gallon below what drivers were paying at this time last year. AP

Mississippi has the third lowest average gas price in the nation Tuesday and South Mississippi's was even lower.

The AAA Fuel Gauge Report shows the average price of $1,88 in South Mississippi Tuesday was penny a gallon less than South Carolina, which had the best price in the nation at $1.89. Mississippi is one of nine states in the country where gas is below $2.00.

Drivers in South Mississippi are paying an average of .94 cents a gallon less than this time a year ago.

Coast State National

Tuesday $1.88 $1.92 $2.20

Month ago $1.93 $1.96 $2.29

Year ago $2.82 $2.81 $3.04

-- AAA Fuel Gauge

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