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Gas Prices Continue to Climb in Macomb County

Tell us in the comments' section how much you paid for gas this week.

What was a dull ache at the pump is quickly becoming an all too familiar pain as gas prices once again creep toward the $4 mark in Macomb County and across the country.

Gas prices in every state have increased over the last week and the national average had risen for 31 days straight as of Sunday, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report.

And though price jumps will be less severe in the weeks ahead, increases are expected to continue through April, Martha M. Meade, manager of Public and Government Affairs for AAA Mid-Atlantic, told the Augusta Free Press.

“Prices at the pump continue to rise, although the double-digit weekly increases have eased a bit,” Meade was quoted as saying. “Since mid-January, the price of fuel has been propelled higher by more expensive crude oil, but more notably by regional refinery issues and the approaching switchover to summer-blend gasoline. As temporary production concerns are addressed, AAA expects price increases to slow."

The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline was $3.71 as of Sunday, and $3.91 in Michigan, according to GasBuddy.com.

Gretchen February 20, 2013 at 02:33 AM
Gov. Snyder, the guy you voted for, just raised the gas tax in Michigan. And you will love the birthday tax when you renew your registration. Facts. Please try to use them.
gramparsons73 February 20, 2013 at 04:23 AM
The gas tax increase will be 14 cents, bringing it to a total of 33 cents.Registration will go up by 60%.This is supposedly to fix roads. Snyder was supposed to be againt raising taxes.
Frank Cusumano February 20, 2013 at 05:37 PM
Got gas at Kroger at 23 Mile Road and Hayes last night. $3.84 a gallon unleaded regular. Never don't mind the bitterly cold artic wind hitting you off the 200 acres to the west. God only knows what the cost of gas will be after Snyder's increase.
kidcat24 February 21, 2013 at 06:57 PM
You might want to do a little more research. We are drilling more here than ever under shhh that guy we can't talk about and the Keystone oil will go to "emerging markets". Less you forgot "It's a global world" shoved down our throat under shhhh you know that guy we can't talk about.
kidcat24 February 21, 2013 at 06:57 PM
Please tell me what is your new investment idea?

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