Gas prices seem to be gradually rising over the holiday


JOPLIN, MO – If you plan on traveling over the holiday weekend, get ready to dish-out more dollars at the pump.

According to “GasBuddy,” the average cost of gas in Missouri is $2.79 a gallon.

It’s the highest it’s been during the “4th of July” in 7 years, when it cost more than $3.00 a gallon.

Analysts believe it will continue to climb in the second half of the year.

The price has risen more than 4 cents just this week.

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