JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer

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February 1, 2013
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Gas prices get an early start on spring surge

NEW YORK — Gasoline prices are getting an early start on their annual spring march higher.The average U.S. retail price rose 13 cents over the past two weeks to $3.42 per gallon, and within a few days it will likely set a record for this time of year. In Nevada, prices are up 11 cents in the past week to $3.22 per gallon, according to www.nevadagasprices.com. Carson’s average rate was $3.36 per gallon according to the website.The culprits: Rising crude oil prices, slowing output at refineries that are undergoing maintenance, and low supplies of gasoline.These are the kinds of things …

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