Gasoline prices in Arizona at $3.39 per gallon

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

PHOENIX (AP) -- Gasoline prices at the pump around Arizona are lower for the fifth consecutive week.
 
Officials with Triple-A Arizona said Thursday that the average statewide price for unleaded regular gasoline is at $3.39 a gallon. That's down by more than 3 cents from last week.
 
This week's national average is at $3.56 per gallon, up by 3 cents from the previous week.
 
Triple-A analysts say Arizona's gas prices are about 21 cents a gallon lower heading into the Labor Day holiday weekend compared to last year.
 
Tucson has the lowest average gasoline price in Arizona at $3.27 a gallon while Flagstaff has the highest at $3.66.
 
South Carolina has the lowest average gas prices in the continental U.S. at $3.26 a gallon with Connecticut having the highest at $3.92 a gallon.