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Gas prices continue to rise

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

The average price for a gallon of gasoline continues to rise in Arkansas and across the United States.

According to GasBuddy.com, the average price for a gallon of gas in Arkansas is $1.64.

That is up 7.8 cents from last week, however that is still down 62.9 cents per gallon from this time last year.

The average price for gallon of gas nationwide is $1.81 which is up 6.8 cents from last week.

Around the region, gas is averaging $1.60 in Little Rock and $1.61 in Memphis.

GasBuddy surveys 1,826 gas outlets in Arkansas daily. 

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