Lewis W. Diuguid

Gas prices drop in time for summer vacations

Updated: 2013-06-12T22:41:41Z

By Lewis W. Diuguid

The Kansas City Star

Just in time for those summer vacation road trip vacations, gasoline prices are starting to decline.

In the Kansas City area regular had climbed to about $3.70 a gallon. Analysts now expect that mysterious Memorial Day rise to come back down.

Let’s not say back to normal. None of this is normal.

But analysts say a refinery being back online and another set with a major redo should improve supplies, which should affect prices at the pump. Already in Kansas City unleaded regular is going for about $3.49 a gallon.

That will help families on vacation keep a few extra dollars in their pockets for entertainment while they’re out.

To reach Lewis W. Diuguid, call 816-234-4723 or send email to ldiuguid@kcstar.com.

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