The more then 1.1 million Michigan motorists planning to travel this upcoming holiday weekend will pay an average $3.73 per gallon for gas this week, up 4.6 cents from last week but down 18 cents from last year, according to AAA Michigan.

Gas in and around the Flint area are averaging just over $3.67 per gallon, which are the lowest prices in the state.

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