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Third-Highest Gas Prices in Nation, After Hawaii and California

BELLEVUE, Wash. - The AAA auto club says Washington has the third-highest gasoline prices in the nation, after Hawaii and California.

The AAA says the average prices of a gallon of gas in Washington is up to $3.10. The price is 9 cents higher in Hawaii and 7 cents more in California.

The national average is $2.82.

The price in Washington is up 14 cents in the past month and 59 cents higher than this time a year ago. But it's still below the record high of $3.45 a gallon set last May.

The AAA found the highest prices in the state at Bellingham at $3.14 a gallon. Some prices for other cities:

Olympia $3.07

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett $3.08

Spokane $3.09

Tri-Cities $3.10

Yakima $3.11

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