Diesel price edges down

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The average price of a gallon of diesel showed a small decrease for the week ending Monday, Oct. 30, dropping by seven-tenths of a cent. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the price of diesel was $2.517, nearly 36 cents less than the same week in 2005.

Prices decreased slightly in all regions across the country, with the West Coast showing the biggest change; prices there fell by 2.6 cents to $2.602. In the Midwest, the cost of a gallon of diesel showed the least amount of change, decreasing by only one-tenth of a cent to $2.501. Drivers in the Central Atlantic region paid the most for diesel at $2.646 per gallon.

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