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Gas near record high

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YAKIMA, Wash -- AAA say the average price of gas in Washington is a near record of $3.15 per gallon.  

The record is $3.17 set just before Memorial day last year.

In Yakima, a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.98. While premium is up around $3.35.

Yesterday Attorney General Rob McKenna announced an investigation into Washington's high gas prices.