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Gas prices jump more than 7 cents in 2 weeks

CAMARILLO — The average price of regular gasoline in the United States has jumped more than seven cents over a two-week period to $2.92.

That's according to the national Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday.

Analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average price for a gallon of mid-grade was $3.05. Premium was at $3.16.

Denver had the lowest average price among cities surveyed at $2.71 a gallon for regular. Chicago was highest at $3.22.

Diesel was at $3.15, up 6.87 cents from two weeks ago.

In California, the average price for a gallon of regular rose about six cents to $311.62.

Bakersfield had the state's least expensive gas at $3.04 a gallon. As usual, San Francisco was the steepest at $3.15.

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