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    As Appalachian coal production continues its drastic decline, West Virginia’s coal-producing counties are  not only losing people as lifelong residents are forced to flee their homes in order to find work, but in many cases, they’re also relinquishing millions of dollars from their budgets.

    As Appalachian coal production continues its drastic decline, West Virginia’s coal-producing counties are  not only losing people as lifelong residents are forced to flee their homes in order to find work, but in many cases, they’re also relinquishing millions of dollars from their budgets.

People who travel by car will find their trip through West Virginia this holiday weekend a little more expensive than it was a year ago, but less so than last month.

According to AAA, gasoline prices in major West Virginia cities are higher than a year ago but still lower than last month. The following prices were taken from the AAA website. They list average prices per market this week, last month and a year ago.

Parkersburg: $3.322; $3.664; $3.382

Clarksburg: $3.431; $3.576; $3.269

Wheeling: $3.435; $3.623; $3.319

Morgantown: $3.493; $3.614; $3.400

Beckley: 3.499; $3.572; $3.262

Huntington: $3.443; $3.805; $3.309

Charleston: $3.590; $3.756; $3.420

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