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AAA: Mid-Atlantic gas prices down 5 cents

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Motorists in the Washington metro area are paying five cents less at the pump when compared to a week ago.

AAA Mid-Atlantic said Sunday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the D.C. metro area was $3.64. That's compared to $3.69 a week ago.

Motorists in the region are also paying less than a year ago. At this time last year drivers were paying $4.03 per gallon.

The price of gas in the region is eleven cents more than the national average.