AAA Alabama says today's statewide average for regular is $1.52
a gallon, down 24 cents since last month.
The national average for regular is $1.61.
Midgrade cost $1.62 and the statewide average for premium is
$1.67 a gallon.
Tensions generated by a widening conflict between Israel and
Palestinian militants sent crude prices up sharply to above $40 a