Ohio gas prices up to start work week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio gas prices are up again to start the work week.

The state average for a gallon of regular gas was $2.41 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That's up 7 cents from a week ago, but $1.31 less than last year at this time.

Ohio prices were about a nickel below the national average, which was $2.46 per gallon Monday. That's up 7 cents from a week ago and $1.21 less than last year at this time.

While prices nationally rose about 3.9 percent in March, analysts say gas prices remain relatively low, having fallen about 33 percent over the past year.

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