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Conn. Gas Prices Reach New Record High

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Gas prices in Connecticut have reached a new record high on Sunday.

The current average price of a gallon of regular gas is $4.87, up four cents from Saturday.

A gallon of mid-grade gas in Connecticut costs $5.17 on average and the average price of a gallon of premium gas is $5.51, according to AAA.

All 50 states are now above $4 a gallon for gas. Oklahoma, Georgia and Kansas were the final three states charging under $4 a gallon until Tuesday morning.

Connecticut's prices are three cents more expensive than the current national average for regular gas, which is $4.84 a gallon.

A month ago, the average price of a gallon of regular gas in Connecticut was $4.18 and a year ago, it was $3.08.

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