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Gas prices in NJ, around nation increase despite demand drop

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Posted at 3:19 PM, Jan 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-09 15:19:19-05

TRENTON, N.J. — Gas prices have increased in New Jersey and around the nation despite a sharp drop in demand.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.44, up six cents from a week ago.

Drivers were paying an average of $2.64 a gallon a year ago at this time.

The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline was $2.30, up five cents from last week.

Drivers were paying an average of $2.59 a gallon a year ago at this time