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Published February 05, 2012, 01:38 PM

North Dakota Gas Prices Highest since Thanksgiving

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Average gas prices in North Dakota have jumped 5 cents in the past week, meaning motorists are paying the highest price at the pump since the Thanksgiving holiday.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Average gas prices in North Dakota have jumped 5 cents in the past week, meaning motorists are paying the highest price at the pump since the Thanksgiving holiday.

The national average increased 6 cents higher.

According to AAA's daily Fuel Gauge Report, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is just shy of $3.35. The national average is nearly $3.48.

North Dakota gas prices are 7 cents higher than a month ago and 15 cents higher than this time last year. The national average has increased 12 cents in the past month, and 35 cents in the past year.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.