Retail Gasoline Sets Seasonal Record as Plants Shut, Oil Surges

Retail Gasoline Sets Seasonal Record as Plants Shut, Oil Surges

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Regular gasoline in the U.S. climbed 7.3 cents, or 2.1 percent, from a week earlier to $3.611 a gallon yesterday, the highest since Oct. 22 and a record for this time of year, according to data compiled by the Energy Information Administration, an Energy Department agency.