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Gas prices spike $.31 in August

Gas prices have spiked $.31 in August to an average of $3.83 per gallon.   This price beats the previous Labor Day high of $3.68 set in 2008.

Some of the increase has been attributed to Hurricane Isaac.    AAA estimates that approximately 33 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more, including 28.2 million by car.

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