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Average price of gas climbs 3 cents across US

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices says the average national price of gasoline increased 2.6 cents in the past two weeks.

Oil industry analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average price of regular gasoline Friday was $1.94 a gallon. The price of mid-grade was $2.07 a gallon and the price of premium was $2.19 a gallon.

Despite the increase, the price of regular gasoline is $1.16 below its level one year ago.

Of cities surveyed, the nation's lowest price was $1.60 in Cheyenne, Wyo. The highest price was $2.39 in Anchorage, Alaska.

Californians paid an average price of $2.27 per gallon for regular-grade gasoline.

Of the California cities surveyed, Los Angeles was the cheapest at $2.24. The highest price was $2.32 in Fresno.