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Gas Prices in Chicago Highest in Nation

By Chuck Sudo in News on Jan 10, 2011 1:52PM

Those of you who are driving to work already probably don't need another reason to be angry with gas prices. But you'll might want to reach for the stress balls when you find out that Chicago's gas prices, at #3.35 a gallon for regular unleaded, are the highest in the nation.

The Lundberg Survey, a bi-monthly newsletter that tracks gas prices, reports that the average price for a gallon of gas has increased nine cents in the past three weeks, raising the national average to $3.08 a gallon. The current prices are the highest since 2008, but what should concern motorists is that the Lundberg Survey and other experts are predicting gas prices to top out at $5 a gallon by 2012.