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AAA Mid-Atlantic: New Jersey gas prices still falling; average for regular now $2.55 a gallon

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TRENTON, New Jersey — Motorists continue to see sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.55, down 10 cents from last week. That's also much lower than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.29.

This marks the thirteenth straight week that gas prices have fallen in New Jersey.

The national average price on Friday was $2.60, down 11 cents from last week. That's also much lower than the national average from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.25.

Analysts say the lower prices are mostly due to abundant global oil production that has led to falling crude oil prices.

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