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Kentucky gas prices jump 8 cents ahead of July 4 holiday; rising crude oil prices among factors

After weeks of steady declines at the pump, gas prices are starting to increase across the country. The national average for a gallon of regular unleaded is now 6 cents higher than a week ago, landing at $2.72. In Kentucky, a gallon of regular unleaded is averaging 8 cents higher than a week ago, landing at $2.58 just as motorists gear up for Independence Day holiday travel. Despite the recent increases,...