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    Gas prices ‘stuck in neutral’

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    Survey: Local parents want daily in-person teaching

    “I really don’t think that 40% of all people are not going to send their kid to school.”

    Tales of Trails: Savor spectacular views from thrilling Shafer Trail

    In the 1890s, Moab pioneer brothers Frank M. And John S. Shafer developed the route from what had been a Native American pathway connecting what is now Canyonlands National Park to the river below.

    At 99, Moab man is knighted by France

    “The French people will never forget his courage and devotion to the great cause of freedom,”

    Leaving Guatemala, Part 4: ‘A year in the land of eternal spring’

    Though I planned to return someday, whether as a Peace Corps volunteer or not, this experience proved that even the best-laid plans go awry.

    Leaving Guatemala, Part 3: Sudden departure came with painful goodbyes

    Men donned wooden masks and numerous layers of sweatshirts and ponchos then proceeded to hit each other with whips as they danced around the town square.
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    Utah gas prices increased one cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.28 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,171 stations. Gas prices in Utah are 0.3 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and 62.2 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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    According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Utah was priced at $2.09 per gallon July 27 while the most expensive was $3.20 per gallon, a difference of $1.11 per gallon

    The national average price of gasoline decreased 2.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.17 per gallon Monday. The national average is down 0.3 cents per gallon from a month ago and 56.3 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

    “We remain stuck in neutral when it comes to gasoline prices. While Pay with GasBuddy data showed a small rebound in gasoline demand, oil prices have again failed to break out, leading to yet another week of little change at the pump,” said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. 

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    Gas prices ‘stuck in neutral’

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