8 States Where Gas Now Costs $6 a Gallon or Close to It

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This weekend marked a historic moment at the gas pump — for all the wrong reasons. The national average price for a gallon of regular gas crossed $5 for the first time ever, sitting at $5.01 as of Monday, according to AAA. But things are even worse in three states. At least one area in each of those states now has an average gas price that tops the once unfathomable $6-per-gallon mark.

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