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Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Buckle up it’s the law in Virginia.

Gas prices are up as millions of people get ready to hit the road for Memorial Day weekend. Triple-A reports that the average price for a gallon of gas in Richmond is two dollars, 77-cents. That’s over 60-cents higher than this time last year. It’s also the highest Memorial Day average since 2014. Despite the increase, that will not stop the traveling, Triple-A reports that nearly 42-million drivers will be traveling this holiday weekend, which is a five-percent increase over last year.

Check out the cheapest gas prices in town here.

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