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Rising spring break gas prices push affordable trips

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Rising gas prices are coming at a time when many are making spring break travel plans. The increase in cost is causing some college students to rethink where they’re going, while business owners at popular spring break destinations are doing their best to attract customers despite the price they must pay to get there. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Diaz reports, many students are opting for more affordable plans.

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