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Gas Prices Falling In New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) -- Prices at the pump continued to drop this week in New Jersey.

AAA Mid-Atlantic said as of Friday, the price of a gallon of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.48, down 3 cents from last week. The figure is also lower than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.71.

Meanwhile, the national average price fell by 5 cents to $3.64. That's also lower than the national average from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.92.

Analysts said the falling prices are due to crude oil prices staying stable and news that the United States economy performed better than expected in the fourth quarter.

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