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Sacramento-area gas prices dip below $2.50 a gallon

Steadily falling gasoline prices have dipped below the $2.50-a-gallon threshold in the Sacramento area.

The average retail price of gas in the area fell another 2.4 cents over the past week to $2.48 a gallon, national gas price tracker said Monday.

That’s 20.3 cents lower than last month and 74 cents below the year-ago level.

Nationally, the average price held steady at $2.12 a gallon over the past week.

Mark Glover: 916-321-1184, @markhglover