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CONSUMER ALERT: High Gas Prices Setting Records!

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California has set a state record for gasoline prices - but the hikes may be slowing.
    
The AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report for Tuesday says the average price of regular jumped only a fraction of a cent overnight - compared to nearly 50 cents in the past week.
    
It's now a bit over $4.67 a gallon.
    
That's still the highest price in the nation and an all-time high for the Golden State.
    
The highest average price in the state, at $4.75, is in the San Luis Obispo, Atascadero and Paso Robles area.
    
San Diego is $4.72 a gallon and the Los Angeles area about $4.71.

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