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The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose Wednesday for the 12th consecutive day increasing 1.2 cents to $5.418.

The average price has increased 17.2 cents over the past 12 days, including 1.4 cents Tuesday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 10.7 cents more than one week ago, 2.1 cents more than one month ago, and $1.013 cents higher than one year ago.

The average price is $1.068 less than the record high of $6.462 set June 14. It decreased $1.216 during the 80-day run of dropping prices.

The Orange County average price rose for the 13th consecutive day increasing 1.2 cents to $5.387. It has increased 21.9 cents over the past 12 days, including 1.5 cents Tuesday.

The Orange County average price is 12.5 cents more than one week ago, 10.3 cents more than one month ago and $1.026 greater than one year ago. It has dropped $1.047 since rising to a record $6.41 on June 12.

The national average price dropped for the 92nd consecutive day since rising to a record, falling four-tenths of a cent to $3.703. It has dropped $1.313 since rising to a record $5.016 on June 14.

The national average price is 6.1 cents less than one week ago and 25.6 cents less than one month ago, but 52.6 cents more than one year ago.

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