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Chicago Has Highest Gas Prices In Nation: Lundberg

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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) — Drivers are opening their wallets even more at the pump, especially here in Chicago.

The Lundberg survey reports drivers here pay the highest prices in the nation–averaging about $4.22 for a gallon of regular gas.

At the BP station at 67th and Jeffery today, the price was higher: $4.39.

That’s much more than the national average, which is $3.76 a gallon.

The national average is up 7 cents in the last two weeks.

Drivers in El Paso, Texas are paying the least, at $3.32 a gallon.

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