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Average gas price in Oregon now at $3.89 a gallon

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The AAA auto club reports the average price of gasoline in Oregon is $3.89 a gallon.

That's up 23 cents in a week and 41 cents in a month. It's 19 cents higher than the national average.

Some metro prices from AAA's survey for Monday are higher than the state average:

  • Portland $3.90
  • Salem $3.90
  • Eugene-Springfield $3.95
  • Medford-Ashland $3.96.

AAA spokeswoman Marie Dodds says the statewide average is lower than the metro prices because changes are slower to work their way through rural areas.

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She says the daily AAA price updates come through the Oil Price Information Service, based on credit card transactions at service stations.

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