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. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kristen Botica reports on the causes and effects of this sudden increase.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/WRAPRisingGasPrices.mp3]
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission opened an area from St. Vincent Island in Franklin County to the Pasco and Hernando County line to recreational scalloping over the weekend.