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Gas prices in Miami area continue to inch up

The price at the pump averages $2.14 a gallon in the Miami area, according to a new survey released Monday.
The price at the pump averages $2.14 a gallon in the Miami area, according to a new survey released Monday.

Gas prices in the Miami area are up 1.5 cents over the last week, according to a survey of nearly 1,700 stations by GasBuddy.com.

Prices at the pump averaged $2.14 on Sunday in Miami-Dade. Despite the slight increase, that’s still nearly 40 cents lower than prices the same day a year ago.

In Florida, gas prices rose a penny from a week ago, with the average price at $2.07, according to AAA.

“Even though gas prices currently remain volatile,” said AAA spokesman Josh Carrasco, “drivers are saving $4-$9 every time they fill up their tanks compared to last year.”

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