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Gas prices down, may fall more, and drivers starting to notice

CHEYENNE — Gasoline prices are falling nationwide, prices at gas stations across the state draw closer to the U.S. average and experts say prices in many places may decline further still.

Frequent drivers also are starting to notice, according to two driving professionals with whom the Wyoming Tribune Eagle spoke by phone Saturday. They, too, were hopeful that what they pay for a gallon of gas locally will continue to fall.

Among reasons for the nationwide trend is wholesale prices for oil are falling. At the same time, motorists seem to be changing their driving habits, experts at the AAA aut...