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The upward creep in gas prices is not letting up. AAA reports the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline increased to $2.311, up 3 tenths of a cent from the previous day’s price. This is the twentieth consecutive increase. In the last twenty days the average price of gas has increased 26 cents or 12.8 percent. The average price however is down $1.80 or 43.8% from the record high price of $4.114 that AAA reported on July 17, 2008.
All 50 states and the District of Columbia have regular unleaded gas prices of $2 and higher.
The monthly Lundberg Survey reports that gas prices are up 25 cents in two weeks, biggest jump in more than a year, but Lundberg says the trend likely won’t continue.
Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham interviews Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner on "Recession and Recovery: The Road Ahead."
The 1p event at the National Press Club will be coming in live.
And Gerri Willis tells you how to get a real deal on a new car along with how to cut your banking fees and how to haggle for the best deals in this tough economy.
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