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The U.S. House has passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic Coast, Pacific Coast and Florida's Gulf Coast.

Florida Grapples With Increase In Credit Card Skimmers

Jul 26, 2017
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Credit-card skimming devices at Florida gas stations and stores are on a dramatic rise this year.

Gas Prices In Jacksonville, State On the Rise

Apr 18, 2016
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Gas prices are on the rise and in Jacksonville fuel costs are hovering between $1.87 and $2.07 for a gallon of regular unleaded, and diesel fuel costs between $2.09 and $2.19.

Retail gas prices in Florida rose about 2 cents last week, while Georgia motorists saw a leap of 9 cents at the pump.

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Low gas prices around the First Coast have drivers celebrating at the pump.

But as business analyst John Burr explains in this week’s "Business Brief," prices are actually inflated a bit in Florida.

He told WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo what’s keeping them from being even lower.

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