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HOLIDAY GAS WILL COST YOU MORE THAN U.S. AVERAGE

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Utahns traveling this Labor Day weekend will be paying slightly more than the national average for gasoline.

A survey of some 4,800 service stations conducted by the American Automobile Association, indicates the national average for gasoline this weekend will be $1.122 per gallon, a two-tenths of a cent drop over last year's Labor Day weekend average. The average includes both self-service and full-service prices.In Utah, motorists can expect to pay an average of $1.139. Self-service prices are currently averaging $1.04 for regular, $1.07 for regular unleaded, and $1.19 for premium unleaded, according to the survey. Full-service prices average $1.17, $1.20 and $1.27 per gallon respectively.

New Jersey has the lowest statewide average at 97.8 cents while Nevada is the highest at $1.185.

In the west, Wyoming is the lowest at $1.077, followed by Washington at $1.106, Idaho and Oregon at $1.113, and Montana at $1.132. Colorado is at $1.152 and California at $1.168.