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Gas prices rise slightly in Baton Rouge

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The average price of gas in Baton Rouge has gone up nearly two cents in the past week, according to reports.

GasBuddy.com said gas prices rose an average of 1.8 cents per gallon to average $1.94 on Sunday.

The site also stated the national average price per gallon fell 5 cents in the last week to $2.16 per gallon.

"Terrorism and other geopolitical events always have the potential to bring havoc to Wall Street but early signs suggest that financial market reactions are subdued," said Gregg Laskoski, GasBuddy's senior petroleum analyst for the Northeast.

GasBuddy added the gas prices on Sunday were 73.6 cents per gallon lower than last year on the same day.

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