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AAA: Florida gas prices down nearly 15 cents as prices continue to fall

ORLANDO, Fla. — The price of a gallon of gas in Florida continues to drop for the fifth week in a row.

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According to AAA, the average price of gasoline in Florida is $4.27 per gallon, down from $4.42 a week ago.

Mark Jenkins with AAA says after seeing record gas prices at the beginning of summer, drivers could see prices continue to fall.

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“Oil prices suffered significant drops last week, clearing the way for additional discounts at the pump,” Jenkins said.

Last week, the U.S. price of oil dropped nearly $8 a barrel, to $97.59.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.

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