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Gas Prices Up About A Nickel In The Last Week

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The price at the pump is steadily heading up as week head into the Spring and Summer vacation seasons.

In the last week, the price for unleaded regular has jumped about a nickel in Miami-Dade and Broward.

In the last month the price at the pump in Florida has jumped nationwide about 17 cents to $3.63 on average for a gallon of regular unleaded, according to the American Automobile Association. Last year at this time, that same gallon was running around $3.14.

In Miami-Dade and Ft. Lauderdale, drivers have seen the price at the pump jump about 20 cents in the last month to an average of $3.70 for a gallon of unleaded regular.

Last year at this time regular unleaded gas averaged $3.18 and $3.16 a gallon respectively for Miami and Ft. Lauderdale.

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Pensacola, where unleaded regular is averaging $3.52 a gallon, is the cheapest places in the state to fill up.

West Palm Beach is the most expensive place to top off the tank; regular unleaded is averaging $3.73 a gallon.

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