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Colorado gas price nears record high

The Associated Press
Aspen, CO Colorado

DENVER ” The price of regular unleaded gasoline is nearing record levels in Colorado while the price of diesel is at an all-time high.

Colorado AAA said the statewide average of a gallon of unleaded was $3.31 Friday. The record is $3.34, set last May.

The national average price reported Friday was $3.36 a gallon.



In downtown Aspen, regular unleaded was selling for $4.20 a gallon on Friday morning. The price for a gallon of super unleaded was $4.40.

The average price of $4 for diesel is a statewide record.




Eric Escudero of AAA says gas prices always rise leading up to Memorial Day weekend but the increases this year are about a month early.


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