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Gas prices jump in region


The average price of gasoline jumped 25.2 cents per gallon in the past week, up to an average of $3.65 per gallon in Ohio on Sunday, according to OhioGasPrices.com.


Nationally, the average increased 11.7 cents per gallon to $3.62 per gallon.


In the Lima area, prices Monday morning were slightly lower than either of those, with prices $3.56 as a popular price. The lowest in Lima was $3.53, at several stations.


Prices were 30.3 cents per gallon higher Sunday than a year ago but 10.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago in Ohio.


"I suspect that the unrest in Egypt is playing a significant role in pushing crude values higher, and thus retail gasoline prices higher as well," Patrick DeHaan, a senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.com, said in a press release.





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