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Mass. Gas Prices Up 87 Cents In A Year

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(Photo Illustration by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

(Photo Illustration by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts gas prices are still rising, up another seven cents in the past week to an average of $3.63 for a gallon of self-serve regular.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that in-state prices have now risen 17 cents in two weeks but still remain 14 cents below the national average.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Fausto Menard talks to AAA’s Mary Maguire

The current price matches the price in August 2008, but is now 87 cents more than at the same time last year.

AAA’s weekly survey found self-serve regular as low as $3.55 and as high as $3.79 per gallon.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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