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doc03

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Thu Dec 7, 2023, 10:41 AM Dec 7

I see posts all the time on Facebook showing how expensive gas is. [View all]

Yesterday there was a picture from 1960 showing gas was 30.9 cents a gallon. I was curious what that would be in today's.
dollars. According to the Dept. of Labor inflation calculator 31 cents in 1960 is equal to $3.26 today. Today gas is $2.74
locally and another thing they don't consider is we get 2 to 3 times more milage out of gallon today. At $5.00 a gallon it is a bargain if you consider inflation and the efficiency of today's cars.

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