Summer gas prices continue to rise in Florida
By: Robert Lopez – WUFT-FM
Summer time usually means higher prices at the pump and so far, this year hasn’t been much of an exception. Gas prices have continued to rise statewide and nationally since the beginning of July. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Robert Lopez spoke with Florida Triple-A spokeswoman Jessica Brady about the most recent hike in gas prices and whether or not we can expect those numbers to drop anytime soon.
The Alachua County Wage Theft Task Force held a press conference Thursday to urge State Sen. Rob Bradley to reconsider sponsoring a bill which would block all anti-wage theft ordinances, including those for Alachua County.
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