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Gas prices up 5 cents in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Gas prices have gone up about 5 cents over the past week in West Virginia.

AAA East Central says the average price for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline in the state is now $3.94. That's 4 cents higher than the national average.

Prices range from $3.90 in Parkersburg to $3.98 in Morgantown.

A year ago, gas prices averaged $3.63 in West Virginia. Since the start of the year, prices have gone up about 59 cents per gallon.