AAA: Ohio Gas Up 3 Cents From Last Week

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Columbus, Ohio (AP) -- Gasoline prices are up 3 cents from last week as oil prices remain relatively stable amid questions about the strength of the economy.

The latest survey from auto club AAA, The Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express puts the statewide average for a gallon of regular-grade gas at $2.47 per gallon, up from $2.44 last Monday.

Ohio pump prices are 8 cents lower than a month ago.

At this time last year, a gallon of regular was considerably more expensive in the state, averaging $3.83.

The cost of crude oil has traded between $65 and $75 for the last few months as investors consider the effects of weak consumer demand on the global economic recovery.

(Copyright 2009 By The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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