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Fresno’s gas price is going up, but remains below past years

The price of gas is rising in Fresno, but remains well below what it has cost in past years.
The price of gas is rising in Fresno, but remains well below what it has cost in past years. AP

Fresno-area prices for gasoline are on the rise again, according to GasBuddy.com’s daily survey.

The price for a gallon of unleaded regular rose 6.3 cents in the past week in Fresno, compared to a national rise of 6.8 cents. The increase brought the Fresno average up to $2.32 a gallon. The national average is $1.81 a gallon.

Although prices are rising, gas still is much cheaper than it was at times the last couple of years.

On March 7, 2015, gas in Fresno was $3.39 a gallon, and in 2012, it was $4.29 a gallon on the same date.

GasBuddy.com’s daily survey checks 364 gas outlets in Fresno.

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