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Gas Prices Top $4 In Hurrican Isaac's Wake

Last updated on Wednesday, August 29, 2012

(INDIANAPOLIS) - Indy Hoosiers felt the brunt of Hurricane Isaac Wednesday at the gas pump.

On Indianapolis' south side, prices jumped to $4.05 a gallon for regular unleaded, a 20 cent increase in less than 24 hours.

Gas prices in Lawrence County were at $3.99.

Economists said more than 90 percent of oil refineries along the gulf coast have been shut down in Isaac's wake.

According to AAA, the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded is $3.76. Indiana's average is $3.80 a gallon.

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