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Gas prices increase by a nickel in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Gasoline prices have increased an average of about a nickel per gallon during the past week in West Virginia.

AAA East Central says the price for a gallon of regular unleaded is nearly $3.68 per gallon. That's about a penny higher than the national average and 17 cents higher than a year ago in the state.

Prices range from $3.58 in Parkersburg to $3.82 in Martinsburg.