Economy

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have increased by about 14 cents in the past week. 

The Dearborn-based auto club says the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.74 per gallon on Sunday. That's about 15 cents less than it was at the same point last year.

This is the fifth consecutive week that the statewide price has increased.

The lowest average price was about $2.56 per gallon in the Marquette area, while the highest average was about $2.77 per gallon in the Ann Arbor area.

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 9 cents a gallon in the past week.  

The Dearborn-based auto club says Sunday that the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.60 per gallon. That's about 12 cents less than it was at the same point last year.

This is the fourth consecutive week that the statewide price has increased.
The lowest average price was about $2.45 per gallon in the Marquette area, while the highest average was about $2.64 per gallon in the Saginaw, Bay City and Midland areas.

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 12 cents a gallon in the past week. 

The Dearborn-based auto club says late Monday that the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.50 per gallon. That's about 16 cents less than it was at the same point last year.

The lowest average price was about $2.45 per gallon in the Marquette area, while the highest average was about $2.54 per gallon in the Ann Arbor area.

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 13 cents a gallon in the past week.  

The Dearborn-based auto club says Sunday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.39 per gallon. That's about 35 cents less than it was at the same point last year.

The lowest average price was about $2.36 per gallon in the Saginaw, Bay City and Midland areas, while the highest average was about $2.43 per gallon in the Traverse City area.

MADISON, WI (AP)--  New preliminary data indicates Wisconsin's unemployment rate dipped slightly last month.

The state Department of Workforce Development released a report Thursday that put the unemployment rate in April at 4.4 percent, down from 4.5 percent in March and down from 4.6 percent in April 2015.

The national unemployment rate for April was 5 percent.

The report found the state lost 12,600 jobs in April. The biggest lost came in the service sector, which shed 11,900 positions. The construction industry gained 3,500 jobs during the month.

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 5 cents a gallon in the past week. 

The Dearborn-based auto club says Sunday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.26 per gallon. That's about 36 cents less than it was at the same point last year.

The lowest average price was about $2.24 per gallon in the Flint area, while the highest average was about $2.28 per gallon in the Ann Arbor area.

AAA Michigan surveys daily fuel prices at 2,800 gas stations across the state. 

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have fallen by about 9 cents a gallon in the past week.  

The Dearborn-based auto club says Sunday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.20 per gallon. That's about 33 cents less than it was at the same point last year.

The lowest average price was about $2.15 per gallon in the Saginaw, Bay City and Midland areas, while the highest average was about $2.27 per gallon in the Marquette area.

AAA Michigan surveys daily fuel prices at 2,800 gas stations across the state.

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 6 cents a gallon in the past week.  

The Dearborn-based auto club says Sunday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.17 per gallon. That's about 34 cents less than it was at the same point last year.

The lowest average price was about $2.13 per gallon in the Detroit area, while the highest average was about $2.23 per gallon in the Jackson area.

AAA Michigan surveys daily fuel prices at 2,800 gas stations across the state.

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 14 cents a gallon in the past week. 

The Dearborn-based auto club says Sunday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.12 per gallon. That's about 31 cents less than it was at the same point last year.

AAA says the national price and prices in all ten surveyed Michigan metropolitan areas also are above the $2 mark.

LANSING, MI (AP)--   The state says Michigan's monthly unemployment rate remained unchanged last month but the labor force continues to gain ground.  

The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget said Wednesday the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in March was 4.8 percent, the same as February. The labor force also had a net gain of 26,000 workers — the ninth consecutive monthly increase.

The March jobless rate was a percentage point below the same month last year and slightly below the national rate for the second straight month.

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