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Gasoline prices to decrease, just not at rate they rose


WILLMAR -- Gas prices nearly rose to the dreaded $4 mark last week, and were still $3.949 a gallon Sunday at most stations in the Willmar area.

Gail Weinholzer, public affairs director for AAA of Minnesota and Iowa, said gas prices have increased in recent weeks because of Hurricane Isaac, which hit the Gulf Coast before Labor Day and closed the ports, refineries and oil rigs down there for about a week.

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Ashley White

Ashley White is the community content coordinator for the West Central Tribune. Follow her on Twitter @Ashley_WCT.

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