Gas prices drop slightly

Gasoline prices have dropped a bit more in West Virginia over the past week. AAA East Central says the average price for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline in the state is $3.53. That's less than a half-cent lower than a week ago and 12 cents higher than a year ago. Prices range from $3.75 in Martinsburg to $3.31 in Parkersburg. In Charleston, prices are averaging in the $3.50's, right around the state average. Nationally, gas prices average $3.41 this week.