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Gas prices increase but remain cheaper than last year

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Gas prices have increased around Indianapolis and nationwide.

The national average for a gallon of regular unleaded gas is $2.58, which is 13 cents higher than a couple weeks ago.

Industry analysts say higher crude oil prices are to blame for the increase in consumer prices.

The average price for a gallon of regular gas in Indianapolis was $2.44 Monday morning. Click here to find the cheapest gas prices in the Indianapolis area.

Despite the latest increase in gas prices, fuel remains more than $1 cheaper per gallon compared to a year ago.