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Gas prices continue to rise across the state

The highest average of gas in Connecticut is $4.59 above the national average $4.48

HARTFORD, Conn. — Gas prices continue to hit record-breaking highs and some residents say they're second-guessing their summer vacation plans.

“We’re struggling to put gas in our car.” 

The highest average of gas in Connecticut is $4.59 above the national average $4.48.

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 “They’re (gas prices) ridiculous,” said customer Tanya Marquez. 

Record-breaking prices that are keeping experts on their toes. 

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Tracy Noble with AAA has been working there for 21 years and said she’s never seen a situation like this before. 

“No I have not,” said Noble. 

With gas prices continuing to rise and summer right around the corner, people said they are thinking about vacations differently.

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“We’re going to be at home mostly. I don’t think we’re going to be traveling that much,” said Marquez. 

And a big question that still stands is how high will gas get?

“That’s up 21 cents in the last week and if we keep going at that rate, could we reach $5 a gallon in the next two weeks? I hate to think about it but it’s not out of the realm of possibilities,” said Noble. 

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