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Gas prices soar in Tucson, nationwide

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Posted at 5:59 AM, Feb 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-23 11:08:16-05

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — For the first time in years, Tucson's average price for regular unleaded gasoline is higher than the national average.

Tucson's average price has jumped to $2.68. Nationally, the average is $2.65.

What's especially unfortunate is the usual low-price leaders, like membership clubs and stations near Tucson International Airport have approached or passed $2.50. A single Shell-branded filling station on Rancho Vistoso and Oracle in Oro Valley is the cheapest fueler at $2.43.

That station also has the cheapest diesel price, at $2.49. Every other station is $2.50 or much higher.

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