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April Fuels! Gas prices are on the rise, just in time for spring break, summer vacation

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Consumer Alert

POSTED: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 10:00am

UPDATED: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 10:04am

Just like clockwork, gas prices are spiking.

Americans are pumping gas that costs about $3.60 a gallon right now, 30-cents higher than two months ago.

Still, analysts say you should keep it in perspective.

"It was only a few years ago that almost all of us were paying about $4," points out AAA's Michael Green.

Even though they expect another hike of 10-cents or so by May, gas prices are actually predicted to be lower than last summer, largely because of growing supplies.

Read more: http://nbcnews.to/Qd57Mo

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