Average retail gas prices in Peoria have risen 9.7 cents per gallon in the past week, according to a release Monday from GasBuddy.com. Prices were 22.9 cents per gallon lower than a year ago but 32.1 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. Senior Petroleum Analyst Gregg Laskoski said as refineries get into the prime of maintenance season, gas prices nationwide will continue to rise.
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