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As Memorial Day approaches, drivers are seeing a spike in gas prices.

Gas prices are rising because two large refineries near Chicago have been shut down for maintenance. It is expected they will be back up and running after Memorial Day, according to a report by the Times-Republican.

According to AAA, Iowa drivers are paying about $3.67 per gallon of regular gas.

The average for Illinois drivers is $3.99 per gallon.

The national average is $3.61.