GAS PRICES RISE NEARLY 10 CENTS IN PAST WEEK

The price at the pump isn’t getting any better. Local prices are up nine cents in the past week, marking the second significant jump in the past two weeks. The new local average is $3.34 per gallon, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. The prices are only five cents better than the national average. AAA is expecting the increase in gas prices to continue in coming weeks.