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Hurricane Harvey Sends Gasoline Prices Up

The historic rain and high winds have caused refineries throughout the Gulf Coast to shut down or reduce production.

Drivers who plan to hit the road over Labor Day weekend will face higher gasoline prices because of the impact of Hurricane Harvey on the nation's refineries and pipelines.

After several days of heavy rain and flooding, gas reached an average of nearly $2.51 a gallon, up 20 cents since

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