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AAA reports Utahs gas prices dive 40 cents this month with economy down

Good news: gasoline prices are dropping in Utah and around the country as the price of oil responds to the worldwide economic downturn, according to AAA Utah, which tracks gas prices as a service to consumers.

The average cost for a gallon of regular, self-serve gasoline is $3.44. This is 40 cents lower than last month's report and 78 cents lower than the highest recorded price, $4.22, set on July 18 of this year.

Today's average price is 64 cents higher than a year ago. Oil closed on Oct. 13 in the $80 range, a drop from last months barrel price of $106. Still Utah's price average is the third highest of the lower 48 states.

College of Eastern Utah announces the turn of Bread n' Soup night for residents

The College of Eastern Utah is sponsoring its tenth annual Bread n' Soup nights. The events will be conducted consecutively on Monday evenings starting Nov. 3 and running through Nov. 24.

The events will begin at 5 p.m. and will be located in the ballroom of the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center. Proceeds from the dinner will go to the Carbon County Food Bank.

Since its inception in 1998, CEU has raised over $15,000 for the food bank.

"Bread n' Soup night is our annual way of combining the efforts of the Price Community and CEU to assist the food bank, said Maren Hedbon, Sun Center President.

Bennett says full funding for PILT, Secure Rural Schools is long overdue

On Oct. 1 Sen. Bob Bennett joined his Senate colleagues to successfully pass a provision included in the Economic Stabilization bill that will increase funding for two federal programs. The payment in lieu of taxes (PILT) and secure rural schools which counties depend on to support transportation, public safety, education, environment and housing efforts.

"These funds are long overdue and I applaud my Senate colleagues for recognizing the importance of reauthorizing the Secure Rural Schools Act and fully funding PILT," said Bennett. "Our Utah counties have already stretched thin budgets and limited resources to provide the essential services required on public lands."

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