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Local gas prices see slight increase in past week

The average price for a gallon of regular gas statewide is averaging $3.16 a gallon, that's up a penny in the past week, according to


In Louisiana, a gallon’s averaging $3.13, also a penny higher than last week.


Nationally, the average is $3.33, which is a penny less than last week, and 6 cents less from the same time a year ago.


Here at home, checking prices this morning in Center, the lowest we found was $3.16 at Wal-Mart, up one cent in the past week.