Gas prices inching up in the new year

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Strong demand and shrinking global inventories have crude oil futures hitting their highest levels since 2015.

Increased oil prices means prices are going up at the gas pump.

The national gas price average according to AAA is $2.49 a gallon, up five cents from a week ago.

It’s $2.45 in the Milwaukee-area.  

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