Gas prices fall a penny in RI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Gas prices in Rhode Island have dipped again, but this time just by a penny.

AAA Southern New England said Monday that the cost of a gallon of regular in Rhode Island is $3.64 this week, down from $3.65.

Local prices have fallen 13 cents in the past month, but the current price is still 22 cents above the national per-gallon average of $3.42.

Rhode Islanders were paying an average of $3.41 a gallon a year ago at this time.