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Gas prices continue to rise across Arkansas

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

The average price of gasoline continues to rise across Arkansas and the country.

The average price of gas is up 13.7 cents a gallon from a week ago putting the price for a gallon of gas at $1.78 per gallon in Arkansas.

Gas is up 11.9 cents per gallon nationally from a week ago for a national average of $1.93 per gallon.

While gas prices are 30.5 cents per gallon higher from this time last month in Arkansas, they are still 47.1 cents per gallon lower from this time last year.

Across the country, the average price of gas is down 50.2 cents per gallon.

Around the region, the average price of gas in Little Rock is $1.77 per gallon and the average price of gas in Memphis is $1.74 per gallon.

GasBuddy.com surveys 1,826 gas outlet in Arkansas daily.

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