TODAY   |  August 30, 2013

Gas prices jump just in time for Labor Day

Gasoline prices have risen four cents in the last two days, the biggest spike of the summer. Experts blame the crisis in Syria for the upsurge, which has arrived just as 1.3 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more this Labor Day weekend.

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>>> for more than 1 million of you that plan to hit the road this labor day weekend . gas prices jumped up 4 krenlts in the last two days. that's the biggest jump of the summer. the nationwide average for a gallon of regular unleaded at 3.59 a gallon. originally they expected the average at $3.40 right now. 1.3 million americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles this labor day weekend .