Gas prices rise again in NJ, around nation

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices increased again in New Jersey and around the nation amid continued high crude oil prices. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $4.17, up eight cents from last week. Drivers were paying $2.91 a gallon on average a year ago at this time. The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline was $4.15, up three cents from last week. Drivers were paying $2.88 a gallon on average a year ago at this time.