BOSTON (AP) — Gas prices in Massachusetts continue to rise, up another 6 cents per gallon in the past week.

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AAA Northeast reports Monday that prices in the Bay State have now risen for five consecutive weeks, and gas is now up to an average of $2.60 per gallon for self-serve, regular.

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Massachusetts prices are 2 cents per gallon below the national average, and 27 cents per gallon more than they were a month ago, but still $1.08 lower than where they were a year ago at this time.

AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $2.43 per gallon and as high as $2.79.

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