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Gasoline prices above $4.00 per gallon are displayed while a man refuels his truck at a Chevron Corp. gas station in Goleta, California, U.S., on Friday, March 4, 2011. Gasoline advanced to a 30-month high as political strife in Libya and the Middle East escalated, threatening global oil shipments, and an increase in U.S. jobs indicated fuel demand may improve. Photographer: Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg via Getty Images


Well that was fast. It took only ONE day to beat a gas price record from the day before as the average price for a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts set a new record Tuesday, according to AAA.  It’s now $4.24. That’s up 8 cents from the previous record set on Monday.  You think that’s bad? If you live on the Cape it’s worse. It’s $5.08 a gallon on Nantucket.  Wanna save some money at the pump? AAA offers these tips: buy regular gas, slow down to be more fuel efficient, properly inflate your tires and drive less if possible.


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