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Gas prices spike nearly 18 cents in last week in Bakersfield

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Posted at 6:59 AM, Apr 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-08 09:59:24-04

Prices at the pump continue to spike around the nation and in Kern County.

According to GasBuddy.com, gas prices in Bakersfield have gone up 17.8 cents in the last week. The average price per gallon, according to GasBuddy is now $3.64.

Over the last month, gas has gone up 43.5 cents a gallon.

The national average for gas has gone up 4.8 cents per gallon. The average price per gallon around the nation is $2.74.