BOSTON (AP) — After several weeks of steadily rising prices, the cost of gas in Massachusetts has dipped slightly in the past week.

AAA Northeast announced Monday that a gallon of self-serve, regular dropped 2 cents to an average of $2.17.

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That price is a nickel below the national average and still 46 cents lower than the Massachusetts price a year ago.

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AAA found self-serve, regular selling in Massachusetts for as low as $1.99 per gallon and as high as $2.63.

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