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10/07/2012 10:36 am ET

The States With The Cheapest Gas: 24/7 Wall St.

FILE-In this Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, file photo, a man pumps gas into his van while a sign advertises that a gallon of regula
FILE-In this Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, file photo, a man pumps gas into his van while a sign advertises that a gallon of regular unleaded costs $4.09 at the Speedway on South Westnedge Avenue in Kalamazoo, Mich. Drivers are facing the biggest one-day jump in gasoline prices in 18 months, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, as Hurricane Isaac swamps the nation's oil and gas hub along the Gulf Coast. The nationwide average for a gallon of regular gas rose a nickel Wednesday to $3.80 as refineries shut down or cut back to protect against Isaac's high winds and heavy rain. (AP Photo/Kalamazoo Gazette, Mark Bugnaski)

Since June, gasoline prices have climbed more or less steadily and are now 35 cents per gallon higher than they were a year ago. According to AAA’s daily fuel gauge report, which measures gas prices around the country, gas prices have hit daily record highs at least once in each of the past six weeks. In Michigan and Ohio, prices rose by 50 cents per gallon in the past year. As of October first, there are seven separate states with gas prices above $4.00 per gallon.

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