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Raleigh station drops gas below $3

Posted October 16, 2008 4:33 p.m. EDT

— A gas station in Raleigh pushed prices below the $3 per gallon mark Thursday.

The manager of the BP Pack Mart at 515 Ashe Avenue told WRAL that they were instructed to drop the price late Wednesday from $3.35 per gallon to $2.99.

On Thursday, they saw business more than double.

The average price per gallon at neighboring stations was $3.30 Thursday afternoon.