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Pump Patrol: Gas prices continue to fall for eighth week straight

ORLANDO, Fla. — Here’s a little good news for your Friday — and a little something extra for your wallet.

The price of gas in Florida is the lowest it has been in nearly five months.

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For the eighth week straight, the average cost of gas in the Sunshine State has fallen.

AAA said the price for a gallon of regular unleaded dropped to $3.83 on Friday, posting the lowest daily average since March.

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That’s down roughly 70 cents from last month — and nearly $1 from Florida’s all-time high price of $4.89 a gallon in mid-June.

To put things in perspective, it will now cost you about $58 to fill up your average-sized 15-gallon tank.

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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.