- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 2, 2018

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have gone up about 8 cents per gallon in the past week.

The Dearborn-based auto club said Tuesday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.68 a gallon. That price is 16 cents more than at the same time a year ago.

Michigan’s lowest average price was about $2.60 per gallon in the Marquette area. The highest was about $2.73 per gallon in the Jackson area.

The Detroit-area’s average rose about 4 cents to $2.67 per gallon.

AAA Michigan says the state has the country’s eighth most-expensive gasoline prices.

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