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Prices at the pump soar ... and it's only February

We’re all used to gas prices going up in the springtime when the driving season is about to approach, but this year the increase is happening sooner, and it is going up more than before. Experts say a combination of things — tensions in the Middle East, big refineries on the east coast shutting down, big demand for gas in Asia — sent gas prices up 13 cents in the last month alone.

We’re all used to gas prices going up in the springtime when the driving season is about to approach, but this year the increase is happening sooner, and it is going up more than before. Experts say a combination of things — tensions in the Middle East, big refineries on the east coast shutting down, big demand for gas in Asia — sent gas prices up 13 cents in the last month alone.