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Gas prices are dropping across the Chicago area, but remain highest in nation. (Credit: CBS)

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Gas prices have been a really hot topic, from the race for the White House to the everyday lives of millions of Americans – and the prices in Chicago remain the highest.

As CBS 2’s Kris Habermehl reports, gas prices rose an average of 4 cents a gallon over the past two weeks. But according to analysts at the Lundberg Survey, the nationwide average is only about $3.97, and apparently has hit the high point.

But Chicago remained the highest, with an average price of $4.45 per gallon.

ChicagoGasPrices.com says the lowest price in the area is $4.09 – found at Buster’s, at 1301 W. Irving Park Rd. in Bensenville; Murphy USA, at 19141 S. Halsted St. in Glenwood, and a Citgo station at 1503 Broadway in Melrose Park.

The highest is $4.79, seen at the Citgo station at Desplaines and Taylor streets near the Dan Ryan Expressway, and the Marathon station at 1121 S. Jefferson St. just west of downtown.

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