Survey: Gas prices jump 5 cents in 2-week span

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October 24, 2010 11:31:34 AM PDT
A new survey finds the average price of regular gasoline in the United States has jumped 5.23 cents in the last two weeks.

The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular is $2.82.

Analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average price for a gallon of mid-grade was $2.96, and premium was at $3.07.

St. Louis had the lowest average price among cities surveyed at $2.59 a gallon for regular. San Francisco was highest among surveyed cities at $3.16.

Diesel was at $3.12, up nearly three cents.

In California, the average price for a gallon of regular was $3.11, up nearly ten cents.

With San Francisco the highest, Fresno had the state's least expensive gas at $3.05 a gallon.