Gas prices up 45 cents from beginning of the year

? Gas prices have risen 45 cents since the beginning of the year and there is no end in sight.On Long Island, residents are paying

WOODBURY - ? Gas prices have risen 45 cents since the beginning of the year and there is no end in sight.

On Long Island, residents are paying an average of $4.01 a gallon for regular.

Some stations around Long Island are already charging as much as $4.99.

A new CBS poll released today found that 67 percent of Americans say gas prices have become a financial hardship on their household.

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