Average gas price $3.56 per gallon in Milwaukee area

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Average gas prices in the Milwaukee area have risen 22.1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.56 per gallon on Sunday, February 3rd.

This compares with the national average that has increased 14.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.48 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Milwaukee during the past week, prices on Sunday were 22.0 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 42.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

The national average has increased 21.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 4.4 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

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