Gas prices higher to start work week

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio motorists are paying more for gasoline coming out of the long holiday weekend.

A gallon of regular gas was averaging $3.51 in Tuesday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s up about a dime from a week ago, and it’s a few cents more than last month at this time.

The Ohio average is higher than the national average, which was $3.43 on Tuesday. That’s about the same as a week ago.

Among Ohio’s metropolitan areas, the Youngstown-Warren region logged has lowest average at about $3.34 per gallon.

Analysts expect prices to stay lower if refinery production remains strong and unexpected problems don’t increase oil prices. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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