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Gas Prices Keep Creeping Higher

Gas Prices Keep Creeping Higher

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Gas prices are up again, with Charlottesville’s price per gallon up 20 cents over the same time last year. Tammy Gobert of AAA- Mid-Atlantic says the cost of filling up your tank might be higher on the first Monday of May than it will be at the end of th month. Next Monday will be Cinco de Mayo and the next holiday that most people observe will be Memorial Day. That holiday will be May 26th. Memorial Day will be one of the busiest travel holidays of the year.

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Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs at Rock on the Range on Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio.

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Arcade Fire confused by fans’ love for free downloads

Win Butler and Reed Parry of Arcade Fire perform at the 2014 Big Day Out Festival.

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Israel intensifies Gaza assault, Egyptians revise truce plan

A Palestinian firefighter reacts as he tries to put out a fire at Gaza's main power plant, which witnesses said was hit in Israeli shelling, in the central Gaza Strip July 29, 2014.

Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.