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AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still rising

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are still seeing higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.42, up 3 cents from last week. But that's still lower than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.58.

The increase marks the fourth straight week that pump prices have risen in New Jersey.

Meanwhile, the national average price rose by 3 cents to $3.65. That's still lower than the national average from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.68.

Analysts say the rising prices are mostly due to higher crude oil prices.

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