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Dearborn – AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide are up about 5 cents from a week ago to about $2.48 per gallon.

The Dearborn-based auto club says Monday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded is about 6 cents less than a year ago. On Friday, AAA says the statewide average rose to a new 2019 high of $2.49 per gallon before easing slightly through the weekend.

The state’s highest average was about $2.53 a gallon in the Jackson and Marquette areas. The lowest average was about $2.24 in the Traverse City area.

Prices in the Detroit area were about $2.46 per gallon, up about 5 cents from a week ago.

AAA Michigan surveys daily fuel prices at 2,800 gas stations across the state.

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