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Gas prices down in Florida

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Gas prices nation-wide fell by over 5 cents resulting in about $3.53 a gallon in Florida, according to AAA the AutoClub Group.

AAA representatives linked this to the drop in national retail sales and pessimistic news about the economy.

"Oil and gas prices will likely continue on this downward trend until stronger economic figures are reported," said Jessica Brady, AAA spokeswoman, The Auto Club Group.

According to GasBuddy.com, the average gas prices in Florida yesterday were  41.7 cents per gallon lower than the same day a year ago and 21.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

The national average price per gallon is $3.532.  It was $3.904 a year ago according to the AutoClub report.

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