Gas prices in Baton Rouge
BATON ROUGE - The price of gas increased 3.7 cents a gallon in Baton Rouge last week, averaging $3.78. The increase nationally was 3.2 cents upping the average price to $3.89 a gallon. Gas prices in Baton Rouge are now 27.7 cents higher compared to a year ago and up 16.4 cents in the last month. The national average appears to show some signs of slowing down, and gasoline prices in dozens of areas have virtually stabilized after rising for two to three consecutive weeks.