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Gas prices jump 22 cents in a week

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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- AAA says gas prices in west central Kentucky have jumped 22 cents this week.  That amounts to a price of $3.48 a gallon.  It says rising oil prices, and refineries preparing to switch over to summer blends are responsible.

The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $3.53.  That's 17 cents more than a week ago, and the highest on record for this date.

From AAA:

This week's average prices: Kentucky Average

$ 3.481

Average price during the week of January 29, 2013

$ 3.263

Average price during the week of February 7, 2012

$ N/A

Today's National Average Price

$ 3.533

The following is a list of the average price of unleaded self-serve gasoline in various areas:

$3.478

Bowling Green

$3.438

Elizabethtown

$3.588

Louisville

$3.422

Owensboro

$3.479

Paducah

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