Gas Prices to Drop with Temps

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AAA Mid-Atlantic officials state that the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the Garden State is now up to $2.59.

That's a seven-cent increase over last week.

This marks the third week in a row that drivers have had to pay more at the pump.

The strong demand for gas, caused in part by folks taking advantage of the warmer than average temperatures, may be to blame for the increase, according to AAA, which adds that as temperatures begin to drop, however, so should the price of gas.

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