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Pump prices jump more than 10 cents in East Valley

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Posted: Saturday, February 9, 2013 7:11 am | Updated: 3:17 pm, Tue Feb 12, 2013.

East Valley drivers paid nearly 11 cents more per gallon for gas last week, according to AAA Arizona.

The average pump price in the East Valley was $3.366 on Thursday, 10.9 cents higher than the previous week. The statewide average was $3.349, 13.2 cents higher.

Fuel prices in Arizona have jumped 31.5 cents in the last month.

This week’s national average is $3.55 per gallon, up by more than 13 cents from last week.

Triple-A analysts say the price rise is typical for this time of year in Arizona as spring approaches and demand for gasoline starts to pick up.

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