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With summer travel around the corner, gas prices showing hope

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For the first time this year, motorists are paying less at the pump than at this time last year- an average of $3.80 per gallon. AAA South Senior Motor Club Manager John Albright says this decrease will have a direct effect on summer travelers.

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Albright says motorists should check their car’s tire pressure and take out extra weight in the truck to help conserve gas.

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Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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