Gas prices are on the rise

(WMC-TV) – It is costing more to fill up your gas tank these days. Gas prices rose more than nine cents a gallon on average over the past two weeks.

The lundberg survey finds the nationwide average is now $3.50 a gallon for regular. Higher crude oil prices are responsible for the hike.

Although gas prices have risen, the current price is 20 cents lower than the average price at this time last year.

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