AAA: Statewide average gas prices rise 3 cents

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 3 cents per gallon in the past week.

The Dearborn-based auto club says early today that the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.53 per gallon. Prices are about 11 cents more than at the same point last year.

Michigan’s lowest average price was about $2.50 per gallon in the Flint area. The highest was about $2.62 per gallon in the Marquette area. AAA says it’s the fifth consecutive week that the Marquette area had the highest average.

Metro Detroit’s average daily gas price was about $2.51 per gallon, about 6 cents more than last week’s average.

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