Tag Archives: gas prices

Gas prices begin to stabilize in Florida

By on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:43 pm

AAA warns of potential storms in Gulf of Mexico and overseas events that could affect gas trend.

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Isaac causing rising gas prices

By on August 27th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:25 pm

Tropical Storm Isaac has already caused an increase in gas prices.

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Isaac’s potential effect on gas prices

By on August 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:03 pm

If Tropical Storm Isaac comes through the main oil production sites in the Gulf of Mexico it could cause an increase in gas prices.

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Summer gas prices continue to rise in Florida

By on August 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:04 pm

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 [...]

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Paying more for gas this week

By on July 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:36 pm

The price of gas is going up in Gainesville and around the state of Florida. Triple A Spokewoman Jessica Brady talked with WUFT-FM’s Fernanda Ponce about the reasons why.  

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Gas prices on the rise again

By on July 9th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:34 am

While consumers may have enjoyed a period of lower gas prices recently, that price drop was short-lived.  Gas prices spiked in the past week. Nationally, the average price rose from $3.33 to $3.38, while here in Florida prices increased from $3.19 to $3.26. [...]

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Less pain at the pump this July 4th

By on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:50 pm

Fuel prices have continued to decrease in Florida, impacting holiday travel. Due to this decrease, more people are traveling by car, especially during the Independence Day holiday. Florida AAA spokesperson  Jessica Brady says a predicted 1.8 million Florida residents are going to [...]

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A break at the pump for now

By on June 18th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Consumers are dealing with tight budgets and being as frugal as possible, but lower pump prices have made it more affordable for families to travel this summer.The national average price of regular unleaded gasoline is $3.50, 4 cents less than [...]

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Stretching those dollars at the gas pump

By on April 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:28 pm

Even though the latest national surveys show gas prices dropping, most  people these days still wince at how much it costs to fill up the tank.   Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Dana Kurtz talked with some people who have ideas on how to keep [...]

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Gas prices don’t dampen a spring break day at the beach

By on April 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:59 pm

Despite the rising gas prices, Alachua County spring breakers are not missing out on their traditional 78 mile trip to Crescent Beach. Saint Augustine Visitors and Convention Bureau Spokesman Jay Humphreys says families and high schoolers are flooding the beach [...]

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