COPPELL (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the nation are up this week.
AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide increased 2 cents to reach $2.62 per gallon. Drivers across the U.S. are paying a penny more for gasoline this week at an average $2.85 per gallon.READ MORE: North Texas Law Enforcement Disappointed In Gov. Abbott's Veto Of Domestic Violence Education Bill
The association survey found San Antonio has the cheapest gasoline in Texas this week at an average $2.52 per gallon. The most expensive gasoline statewide was in Midland at an average $3.06 per gallon.READ MORE: Dallas County DA Reverses Plans To Seek Death Penalty For Alleged Serial Killer Billy Chemirmir
Here in North Texas folks filling up their tanks are paying $2.66 for a gallon of gas. Drivers in Arlington and Fort Worth are saving a few cents, paying $2.64 per gallon.
AAA officials say record demand heading into the Labor Day holiday weekend caused gas prices to increase slightly from the prior week.MORE NEWS: 'New Personnel & Procedures, Insufficient Oversight' Led To Texas Execution Without Media Present
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