In brief

AAA: Gas prices down 13 cents last week

DEARBORN — Gas prices in Michigan are down from last week. Michigan drivers are now paying an average price of $2.81 per gallon for regular unleaded, 13 cents less than a week ago, but 8 cents more than this time last month. Still, drivers are paying about 9 cents less than this time last year.

Motorists are paying an average of $42 for a full 15-gallon tank of gasoline; a discount of $1.50 from when prices were their highest last May.

Pump prices around the nation has seen modest increases this week signaling that supply and demand are likely in sync and bringing stabilization to markets nationwide. According to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) report for the week ending July 12, total domestic stocks of gasoline grew by 3.6 million bbl to 232.8 million bbl.

Compared to last week, Metro Detroit’s average daily gas price decreased. Metro Detroit’s current average is $2.89 per gallon, about 6 cents less than last week’s average and 5 cents less than this same time last year.

Most expensive gas price averages: Metro Detroit ($2.89), Ann Arbor ($2.88), Marquette ($2.83)

Least expensive gas price averages: Traverse City ($2.67), Flint ($2.71), Saginaw ($2.72). — G.G.

Michigan Association of Chiropractors to hold Community Day Aug. 10

SAGINAW — The Michigan Association of Chiropractors (MAC) will host Chiropractic Community Day at the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Aug. 10. MAC is sponsoring museum admission for the entire community for the day’s interactive activities as well as gallery play.

“We are very excited for Chiropractic Community Day on August 10,” said Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum President & CEO Sam Jones. “Children will be able to enjoy free gallery play and can make a special stop at the Insides Out gallery where they will discover a Chiropractor’s Office.”

The Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum is the only hands-on museum in our Great Lakes Bay Region created especially for children ages newborn through 10 years old. Each gallery was designed by children’s museum specialists and educators to ensure that children are educationally engaged as they play.

Details: Call 989-399-6626. — G.G.