- Associated Press - Saturday, May 9, 2015

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists are still seeing higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.52, up 6 cents from last week. But that’s still much lower than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.53.

This marks the fifth straight week that pump prices have risen in New Jersey.

The national average price on Friday was $2.66, up 6 cents from last week. But that’s also much lower than the national average from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.67.

Analysts say the higher pump prices are mostly due to rising crude oil prices.

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