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Gas prices keep falling amid lower demand during epidemic

Mar. 28, 2020 2:09 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices in New Jersey and across the nation are still falling amid decreased demand with fewer drivers on the road during the coronavirus epidemic. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.22, down nine cents from a week ago....

Rhode Island gas prices plummeting; down 11 cents in a week

Mar. 23, 2020 3:21 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The average cost of a gallon of gasoline in Rhode Island has plummeted 11 cents in the past week, with some gas stations selling for lower than $2 per gallon, AAA Northeast said Monday. Self-serve, regular is now selling for an average of $2.26 per gallon. That's still 14 cents...

Drivers in NJ, around country still seeing gas prices drop

Mar. 21, 2020 10:49 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drivers in New Jersey and across the nation are still seeing plummeting gas prices amid the coronavirus outbreak — and analysts expect that to continue. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.31, down eight cents from a...

Business owners voice concerns on disability center closing

Mar. 21, 2020 3:07 AM EDT

WHITE HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — Trish Capone sized up the state’s plans to close her town’s largest employer, a residential center for people with intellectual disabilities. “I’m sure it will have some effect on the whole town,” said Capone, as she sold lottery tickets at White...

Members of New Life Church in Wallingford, Conn., sing along to religious songs on Sunday, March 15, 2020, after the church asked its congregation to stay home. The Sunday service was instead live streamed with only staff present to help stanch the spread of the coronavirus. (Devin Leith-Yessian/Record-Journal via AP)

Community health centers facing staffing, supply shortages

Mar. 17, 2020 7:04 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn (AP) — Connecticut officials are trying to speed up the certification of new nurses and urging retired nurses to come back to work to help handle the state's anticipated spike in patients afflicted with the coronavirus. “We need you. And we're gonna to you over the next two, three,...

A man wearing a mask talks to a solider checking vehicles entering  Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, March 16, 2020. President Nicolás Maduro ordered Sunday residents in the capital of Caracas and six states to stay home under a quarantine in a bid to control the spread of the coronavirus According to the World Health Organization, most people recover in about two to six weeks from the virus, depending on the severity of the illness. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Economic fallout from virus felt in gas lines in Venezuela

Mar. 16, 2020 9:21 PM EDT

SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (AP) — Nicolás Maduro’s government on Monday banned gasoline sales in two states as part of a broader lock-down to stem panic buying by Venezuelans accustomed to hoarding basic goods whenever there’s a hint of turmoil. But his orders, which explicitly prohibit...

Massachusetts gas prices on the way down

Mar. 16, 2020 2:33 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Concerns about the new coronavirus as well as an ongoing crude price war has helped drive Massachusetts gas prices down, AAA Northeast said Monday. The organization's latest price survey found self-serve, regular selling for an average of $2.29 per gallon, 7 cents lower than the week-ago...

Gas prices continue to fall in Rhode Island

Mar. 16, 2020 12:08 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The price of gasoline in Rhode Island continues to fall amid pressure on the global economy from the new coronavirus and an international crude oil price war, AAA Northeast said Monday. The average price of a gallon of self-serve, regular in the state dropped 4 cents in the past...

Gas prices dropping in northern New England, across nation

Mar. 16, 2020 8:44 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gas prices are dropping in northern New England, reflecting a national decline due to the new coronavirus, an analyst said Monday. The latest GasBuddy.com survey shows Maine gas prices fell 15.1 cents per gallon in the last week, to an average of $2.19. The average price in Vermont is...

FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, file photo, a woman pumps gas at a convenience store in Pittsburgh. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday, March 15, 2020, that gas prices could continue to fall as demand shrinks amid the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

US gas prices down 15 cents over past 3 weeks, to $2.39

Mar. 15, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline dropped 15 cents per gallon, to $2.39, over the past three weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that gas prices could continue to fall as demand shrinks amid the coronavirus pandemic. The price...