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Gas prices jump 6 cents in W.Va.

Apr. 24, 2013 @ 09:14 AM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia motorists are seeing higher prices at the gas pump.

AAA East Central says the average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline rose 6 cents in the past week and now average $3.64 per gallon in the state. That’s 22 cents cheaper than the same week a year ago.

State prices range from $3.57 in Weirton and Wheeling to $3.69 in Bridgeport, Huntington and Parkersburg.

West Virginia’s average price ranks 12th highest in the country. Wyoming has the lowest price at $3.33 per gallon, and Hawaii’s is the highest at 4.37.

Nationally, gas prices average $3.52.
 

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