Gas Prices Jump

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

AAA Michigan says gasoline prices jumped 12 cents during the past day to a statewide average of about $4.05 per gallon as Hurricane Isaac made landfall.

The auto club said Wednesday's average for self-serve unleaded fuel was up from Tuesday's average of about $3.93.

Prices already rose ahead of the Labor Day weekend holiday, and AAA Michigan had predicted increases because of possible effects on oil production in the Gulf of Mexico.

Dearborn-based AAA Michigan surveys 2,800 Michigan gas stations daily.

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  • by Anonymous on Aug 31, 2012 at 10:24 AM
    It's BHO's fault!!! He is in the pocket of BIG OIL???
  • by shark on Aug 29, 2012 at 09:47 AM
    this is pure greed!! it"s time to put caps on oil prices no more than 2.50 a gallon!
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      by Anonymous on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:33 AM in reply to shark
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