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October 9, 2012
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Rising gas prices hit Northern Nevada

The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in California rose to an all-time high Monday, the third record-setting day in a row that is prompting calls for a federal investigation into the price spike.

The average price in the state hit $4.668, according to AAA. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate, saying residents need to be protected from "malicious trading schemes."

In Nevada, gas prices went up 14.3 cents per gallon statewide as of Sunday, according to That increase drove prices to $3.91 a gallon on Sunday.

An informal survey taken …

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