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Gas prices continue to climb in Texas.

The average per gallon continues to approach the $3 mark for the first time since October of 2008.

Prices are averaging $2.96 per gallon across Texas, a two cent increasefrom last week.

The most expensive gasoline is in Dallas, where the average price rose two cents to $2.98 per gallon.

Nationally, the average price rose two cents to $3.11.

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