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Price of gas in Maine up nearly a penny, 15 cents higher than national average


PORTLAND, Maine — The average retail price of gasoline has gone up nearly a penny per gallon in the past week.

GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,228 gas outlets in Maine says prices are averaging $2.19 per gallon. The national average has fallen 2.4 cents per gallon in the past week to $2.04 per gallon.

Maine gas was about 71 cents more expensive per gallon at this time last year, and it was also 1.2 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average dipped 14.1 cents per gallon during the last month and is about 73 cents less than a year ago.

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