The state, national and local average gas prices continued to climb overnight. AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for today’s average gas prices:
• Wilkes-Barre area gas average at $2.39 today, up 2 cents in the last week, but down nearly 40 cents from this time a year ago.
• Pennsylvania gas average at $2.38 today, up three cents over the weekend and up 6 cents in the last week.
• National gas average at $2.21 today, up 2 cents overnight, and up 8 cents in the last week.
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