Gas prices are posted Monday in Santa Cruz, Calif. Pump prices have jumped an average of 39 cents per gallon since the Libyan uprising began in mid-February, forcing motorists to pay an additional $146 million per day for the same amount of fuel. (Associated Press)

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Gas prices are posted Monday in Santa Cruz, Calif. Pump prices have jumped an average of 39 cents per gallon since the Libyan uprising began in mid-February, forcing motorists to pay an additional $146 million per day for the same amount of fuel. (Associated Press)