Gas prices rise again

7:19 AM, Aug 20, 2012   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- Gas prices across the country continue to climb above year-ago prices, a trend that began last week after more than 100 days of holding below 2011 prices.

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AAA says the national average price for a gallon of regular gas is $3.72. This price is 5 cents more than one week ago and 29 cents more than one month ago. It's also 14 cents more expensive to pump gas than last year at this time.

While the national price at the pump continues to rise, it's still 22 cents below the yearly peak price for 2012 of $3.94 on April 5.

(Associated Press)

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