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      Gas prices down to $3.40/gal in Columbia Metro area

      Gas prices continue their decline at stations across the Midlands. This week, a gallon of unleaded has dropped 4.1 cents to $3.40.

      COLUMBIA (WACH) -- Gas prices continue their decline at stations across the Midlands. This week, a gallon of unleaded has dropped 4 cents to $3.40.

      Monday's prices were 94 cents more than last year at the same time and nearly 31 cents lower than one month ago, according to ColumbiaGasPrices.com.

      The nationwide average price at the pump is now $3.71 per gallon. That's up $1.01 over last year and 30.6 cents lower than last month at this.

      South Carolina currently ranks first in the nation with the lowest prices. Spartanburg, Greenville, Columbia and Myrtle Beach all stand in the top ten rankings for cities with the lowest cost per gallon.

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      Visit our Pain at the Pump page for the latest gas prices in your area along with driving tips and gas price statistics.

      Does the fact that South Carolina has the lowest gas prices in the nation encourage you to make your travel plans within the state? Leave a comment below to weigh in.

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