Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Belleville, Illinois
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Re: Gas Prices in your town.
In the St. Louis area it's usually, but not always, ten to fifteen cents cheaper on the Missouri side. The common assumption is that Illinois has higher taxes, but it's not easy to find out what the real deal is.
Thursday it was $2.259 at most places on either side, but Costco on the Missouri side had it for $2.059. Put almost 30 gallons in the van.
The market here has been quite volatile for a year or more now. It's not unusual to see prices changing up by twenty to fifty cents in one step. They'll stay there for several days and then come back down a nickel at a time over several more days.