Birmingham, AL – The average gas prices dropped about two cents in Alabama from Friday to Monday. Triple-A Alabama's latest gas station survey says regular unleaded averages $2.12/gallon, mid-grades are $2.26 and premium fuels are $2.33/gallon. Nationally, regular gas averages $2.18/gallon. Triple-A's survey of metro gas stations continues to find Birmingham's average for regular gas as the cheapest at $2.10. The most expensive prices were recorded in Huntsville at $2.14.
Anniston, AL – Congressman Mike Rogers spoke out in praise of legislation that passed the U.S. House Thursday. Rogers says the legislation includes strong provisions to help support Alabama troops and their families, including funding for necessary equipment and body armor. The package also includes language prohibiting the Pentagon from studying efforts to move chemical weapons across state lines to incinerators like the one in Anniston.