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Gas prices up 38 cents in Mississippi over the last month

Gasoline prices in Mississippi are up six cents this week, according to AAA Fuel Gauge Report.

AAA’s Aug. 14 survey of prices in Mississippi found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $3.452 per gallon, six cents more than a week ago. Prices locally are up 38 cents over the past month. The current price is 15 cents below the national average for self serve unleaded of $3.70. A year ago at this time the Mississippi average price was $3.48.

The national range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 76 cents, from a low of $3.40 in South Carolina to a high of $4.16 in Hawaii.

Ross Reily can be reached at ross.reily@msbusiness.com

About Ross Reily

Ross Reily is editor of the Mississippi Business Journal. He is a husband to an amazing wife, dad to 3 crazy kids and 2 dogs. He is also a fan of the Delta State Fighting Okra and the Boston Red Sox.

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