- Associated Press - Thursday, June 9, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - Gasoline prices around Arizona are slightly higher at the pumps this week.

Officials with Triple-A Arizona said Thursday the average statewide price for unleaded regular gasoline is $2.21 a gallon, up by more than 2 cents from last week.

This week’s national average is $2.36 per gallon, an increase of more than 3 cents from last week.

Triple-A analysts say tightening supply combined with strong gasoline demand contributed to pump prices moving higher over the past week.

Tucson currently has Arizona’s lowest average gasoline price at $2.08 a gallon and Flagstaff the highest at $2.38.

South Carolina has the lowest average gas price among states in the continental U.S. at $2.09 a gallon and California has the highest at $2.84.

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