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AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices keep falling

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.56, down 5 cents from last week. That's also lower than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.62.

Meanwhile, the national average price fell by 6 cents to $3.71. That's also lower than the national average from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.76.

Analysts say the falling prices are due to lower crude oil prices and the return to service of several refineries that were temporarily shut down for seasonal maintenance work.

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