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Associated Press, Published May 20 2013

Minneapolis gas prices highest in Lower 48

CAMARILLO, Calif. — A new survey finds Minneapolis has the highest gas prices in the Lower 48 states.

The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped 11 cents over the past two weeks.

The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular is $3.66. Midgrade costs an average of $3.84 a gallon, and premium is $3.98.

Diesel held steady at $3.93 gallon.

Of the cities surveyed in the Lower 48 states, Tucson, Ariz., has the nation's lowest average price for gas at $3.18. Minneapolis has the highest at $4.27.

The website www.TwinCitiesGasPrices.com says average gas prices in the Twin Cities are up to $4.31 Monday. Statewide, gas prices in Minnesota average $4.28, according to the website www.MinnesotaGasPrices.com.

In Fargo Monday afternoon, most stations were listed at $4.19, according to northdakotagasprices.com.

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