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Gas Prices Make an Upward Trend

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No longer are the days of daily gas price decreases. For the fifth consecutive day, prices in the Los Angeles region have increased. Today's average price for a gallon of regular is $1.766. But not to worry, the Daily News has a good perspective: "The average price has risen 4.4 cents in a week, but is 48.5 cents less than a month ago, $1.469 less than at this time last year and $2.86 less than the record high of $4.626 set on June 21..."