UNDATED -- Gas prices have started to slowly fall.

Gas Buddy says average gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the last week. We're now averaging $4.73.

The national average price for gas has fallen 4.2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.97.

Gas Buddy says for the first time in nine weeks gas prices have fallen following a broad sell-off in oil markets, pushing the national average back under the $5 level.

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They say we could see the national average fall another 15 to 30 cents, if we're lucky, by the 4th of July, barring any unexpected shutdowns at a time when the market is extremely sensitive.

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