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AAA: Ohio gas up 4 cents from last week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio gasoline prices have gone up 4 cents in the last week and are now slightly higher than the national average.

The latest survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express puts the statewide average price for regular-grade gasoline at $2.76 per gallon, up from $2.72 last Monday.

Prices in Ohio are 2 cents above the current national average of $2.74 for regular. A year ago, Ohioans paid about 30 cents less per gallon, when the average was $2.45.

Looking at the state's largest markets, Cincinnati has the most expensive gas, at an average $2.78 for regular. The Youngstown-Warren area is cheapest, averaging $2.72.

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