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Gas prices are down heading into holiday weekend

Posted by wlpo on November 11, 2016

Apparently the election of Donald Trump isn’t a negative for gas prices.

You can find gas for less than two dollars a gallon throughout the Illinois Valley. According to, gas in Streator has fallen to $1.89. Unleaded in Peru, La Salle, Ottawa, Mendota and Princeton ranges from $1.93 to $1.99 a gallon.

The cheapest gas in the state is in Chillicothe at $1.69 while the most expensive place to fill up is in Chicago at $3.39 a gallon. The statewide average for unleaded is $2.13, seven cents cheaper than a week ago and 14 cents less than a year ago.

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