Gas Prices Inch Upwards

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JACKSON, Tenn.- It may not come as a surprise if you’ve filled up lately. AAA said the area is seeing the highest gas prices since last August. According to price tracking website, average prices in Tennessee have risen 5 cents a gallon in the last week, bringing the average price per gallon to $3.40. The national average is still higher at $3.55 a gallon. “Gas prices are high, I’m getting ready to fill up and I know I’m going to end up paying about 80 bucks,” said Jerry Day, a motorist. Energy experts said the prices are expected to continue the upward trend as we make our way toward Easter travel and the summer travel season.

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