Gas prices below region average

WARREN — Gas prices in the Warren-Youngstown area and in Niles are below the average for northeast Ohio, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.

In Warren-Youngstown, the per gallon average is $2.55 and in Niles, $2.44, compared to $2.57 per gallon for the rest of the region. The average price for the region fell this week 1 cent from $2.58 the week of Aug. 11. The average price this time last year was $2.72.

The national average is $2.61, which is 3 cents less expensive than last week, 17 cents below a month ago and 22 cents less than a year ago.

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