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Labor Day weekend gas prices at three-year low

Labor Day weekend travelers rejoice: Gas prices are the lowest they’ve been in three years.

Weekend travelers will be glad to know that gas prices are at a three-year low this Labor Day weekend.

Iowa Quad City gas stations are are seeing prices of around $2.40 per gallon, about one quarter lower than last year, and their Illinois counterparts are at about $2.60. These aren't too far off the AAA-reported national average of $2.59 a gallon.

These prices are also compared to the prices around Memorial Day weekend this past summer, which were slightly higher.