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Gas prices rise in W.Va.

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 19, 2014 at 1:41 am •  Published: March 19, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gas prices increased 4 cents over the past week in West Virginia.

AAA East Central says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in the state was about $3.59. That's down about 16 cents per gallon compared with the same week a year ago.

This week's prices range from about $3.56 a gallon in Huntington to nearly $3.62 in Martinsburg.

Nationally, gas prices average $3.52 per gallon, about 4 cents more than the previous week and the highest price in more than six months.