TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are seeing no relief from rising prices at the pump in New Jersey and around the nation. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.90, up four cents from a week ago.

Drivers were paying an average of $2.41 a gallon a year ago at this time.

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The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline was $2.83, up eight cents from last week. Drivers were paying an average of $2.32 a gallon a year ago at this time.

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Analysts say rising crude prices, tightening gas supplies and increased demand continue to drive prices at the pump higher.

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