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Gas prices surge again, set another new record

ORLANDO, Fla. — Another record was set overnight — but it’s one you probably won’t feel like cheering about it.

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The price of gas in Florida again landed at a new high on Friday, averaging $4.46 per gallon, AAA reported.

That’s up 7 cents from the previous day, when drivers paid a then record-setting $4.39.

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Compared to a year ago, drivers who fill up on Friday will pay an extra $1.57 per gallon.

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If you plan to fill up your 15-gallon gas tank, you’ll pay about $67 to do so — roughly $1 more than on Thursday and $4 more than on Monday, when gas averaged $4.20 a gallon in Florida, according to AAA.

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WFTV’s Q McCray is looking into the latest spike in gas prices and will bring you live reports beginning at 5 a.m. on Eyewitness News.

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