COPPELL (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the country rose an average 2 cents per gallon this week.

AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide was $2.28 per gallon. Nationwide gasoline prices are at an average $2.54 per gallon.

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The association survey found El Paso has the cheapest gasoline in Texas this week at an average $2.18 per gallon. Drivers in Midland face the most expensive gasoline statewide at an average $2.54 per gallon.

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Here in North Texas drivers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Arlington are shelling out $2.23 for a gallon of gasoline.

AAA officials say U.S. demand for gasoline is 4 percent higher than a year ago. Texas is tied with Alabama for the lowest statewide average gas prices in America.

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