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Gas Prices Heading into Memorial Weekend

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NBCRightNow.com - The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $4, heading into the Memorial Day weekend.
    
That's up 2 cents in a week and 34 cents in a month. It's 35 cents higher than the national average and 24 cents higher than the price of gasoline in Washington a year ago.

The average price for a gallon of gasoline in Oregon is $3.97. That's the same price as a week ago but 35 cents higher than a month ago. It's 32 cents higher than the national average but 24 cents lower than the price a year ago in Oregon.
    
Some metro prices from the AAA's survey Friday:
    
In Washington: Bellingham $4.14, Bremerton $4.02, Seattle-Bellevue-Everett $4.04, Tacoma $4.01, Olympia $4.04, Vancouver $3.99, Yakima $3.92, Tri-Cities $3.89 and Spokane $3.80.


In Oregon: Portland $3.97, Salem $3.94, Eugene-Springfield $3.99 and Medford-Ashland $3.99.

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