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When gas prices rise quickly it can have a big negative impact on the economy. The highest gas prices tend to be in the summer months when people are traveling on holidays. Gas prices can spike due to shortages, war, refinery accidents, hurricanes and other factors. One of our favorite sources for gas prices changes is the AAA Gas Prices site. Here are the latest posts about gas prices from Shoppers Shop:

Gas Prices Falling Thanks to Sluggish Economy and No Hurricanes
The weak economy and a lack of hurricanes has helped push gas prices lower. They could fall even more before the holidays. (2013-10-22)

Gas Prices Spike Over 15 Cents in One Week
Gas prices have spiked over 15 cents in the past week. The AAA says $3 gas is probably a thing of the past. (2013-07-17)

Gas Prices Climb as Memorial Day Weekend Approaches
Gas prices are climbing as we head into the Memorial Day weekend. Prices are highest in the midwest due to refinery work. (2013-05-22)

Gas Prices Soar in February
Gas prices are over 45 cents higher than they were a month ago. (2013-02-22)

Gas Prices Forecast to Fall 50 Cents in Coming Weeks
Drivers are finally going to get a break at the pump. (2012-10-21)

Gas Prices Climb in Late Summer
Consumers were relieved that gas prices didn't climb at the start of summer. (2012-08-11)

Gas Prices Falling With Biggest Drops on West Coast
Gas prices are falling just as people are planning summer vacations. (2012-06-20)

France, Britain, U.S. Considering Releasing Strategic Oil Reserves
The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is not quite at the $4 a gallon a mark, but it is close at $3. (2012-03-28)

Gas Prices Up 23% Since December
There have been subtle signs the economy is starting to improve. (2012-02-16)

$5 a Gallon Gas a Possibility Later This Year
Five dollars a gallon gas is a possibility later this year. (2012-01-03)

Gas Prices Renew Upward Climb
Gas prices have renewed an upward climb. (2011-07-08)

Oil Prices Fall After 27 Countries Tap Into Oil Reserves
President Obama tapped into the U. (2011-06-24)

Lundberg Survey: National Average Gas Price Hits $4 a Gallon
CBS News reports that the national average for the price of gas has hit the $4 per gallon mark. (2011-05-09)

Gas Prices Creep Closer to $4 a Gallon
The nationwide average gas price continues to edge closer to $4 a gallon. (2011-05-02)

Gas Prices Continue to Climb, Nationwide Average Approaching $4 Mark
Gas prices continue to climb, defying reports last week that gas prices were leveling off. (2011-04-30)

Gas Prices Still Climbing, But at a Slower Pace
Gas prices are still climbing steadily higher. (2011-04-24)

Some Drivers Crossing Into Mexico to Get Cheaper Gas
Gas prices in Mexico are about $1. (2011-04-17)

Gas Prices Have Climbed for 15 Straight Days
Gas prices continue to rise. (2011-04-06)

Gas Prices Soar as Middle East Unrest Continues
Gas prices continue to soar because unrest in the Middle East is pushing up oil prices. (2011-03-04)

Tips for Avoiding Rising Food, Gas and Clothing Costs in 2011
Food, gas and home heating costs are all expecting to rise in 2011. (2011-01-12)