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Gas prices inching up in Virginia; still down sharply from a year ago


RICHMOND, Virginia — Gas prices are on the rise in Virginia.

The Mid-Atlantic Triple A reports that the average price of a gallon of gas in Virginia is now $2.12 a gallon. That is up 4 cents from a week ago, but down nearly a dollar from a year ago.

Gas prices range from a low of $2.08 in the Roanoke area to $2.16 in the Norfolk region. Gas prices in Virginia were $3.19 one year ago.

Nationally, gas prices are $2.25, up 7 cents from a year ago. Nationally, a gallon of gas was $3.34 in 2014.

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