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Gas Prices In Los Angeles Rise 10 Cents... In Two Days

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Yesterday in Los Angeles County, the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline rose 3.9 cents to $3.704 after rising 6.1 cents on Friday, reports the Daily News.

The 24th increase in 25 days, this spike has pushed the average to the highest level since Sept. 20, 2008, according to AAA and the Oil Price Information Service. That's 16 cents more than it was just a week ago and 73 cents more than it was a year ago.

Jeffrey Spring of the Automobile Club of Southern California notes Middle East tension a contributing factor in the increase, reports the Daily News.