Gas prices soar to almost $4.00 a gallon across LI

ISLANDIA - Gas prices are soaring across Long Island and some stations are charging more than $4 a gallon for regular gas.

Officials say Long Islanders are paying almost $1 more than they were a year ago to fill up at the pump. The national average for gas is $3.62 a gallon. On Long Island gas prices are 20 cents higher than the national average at $3.81 a gallon.

Officials say the political unrest overseas has sent oil and gasoline prices thru the roof. President Barack Obama says the U.S. has to develop more alternative energy sources.

Average price for gas spikes on LIAverage price for gas soars to $3.72 a gallon on Long IslandGas prices rising as unrest hits parts of the Middle East

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