Gas close to $5 a gallon in Connecticut

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April 20, 2011 7:30:56 PM PDT
The pain at the pump is now becoming acute.

Prices Wednesday night were hovering close to $5 a gallon in Connecticut.

Eyewitness News found a station in Stamford charging $4.99 a gallon.

Gas prices in Connecticut have gone up 34-cents a gallon since the beginning of the month.

The state average is $4.09.

Some consumer advocates say speculation on gasoline futures is driving up costs.

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