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Gas prices back on the rise

TAMPA (FOX 13) -- Just when gas prices finally seemed to be heading in the right direction, they've suddenly shot back up, overnight. According to GasBuddy.com, the average price for regular unleaded today is $3.16 a gallon.

That's up five cents from Thursday, when it was $3.11 a gallon. Prices in some areas of the bay shot-up almost a quarter overnight, which was a knee-jerk reaction, AAA reports.

And, just like in real estate, prices will vary, depending on location, location, location.

"I would not call it a spike," said Jessica Brady with AAA Tampa. "I would say there are some stations throughout the Tampa Bay area that maybe got a little optimistic about where crude oil prices were headed last week."

So, prices shot back up, just a bit.

"However, the average across Tampa Bay,


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2012 5:59:05 AM

not just rise, but JUMP. 25 cents in the last week.
Caduceus26
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2012 6:29:43 AM

First opportunity to raise prices and most stations in this area took it.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2012 5:59:02 AM

the usual... summer driving is upon us with the 4th of July behind us. Typical Pig Oil greed.
Jeff4U
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2012 12:08:03 AM

The usual roller coaster ride.
GOBUTLER
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 11:04:06 PM

Yes they are!!!
esq262
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 9:35:28 PM

No good explanation.
5kvdave
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 4:35:20 PM

WHATEVER!!!
FuelishGuy
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 2:15:24 PM

If the price of gas aint going down it's going up. And if it aint going up, it's going down. Funny how that works eh?
07skydriver
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 10:49:12 AM

Just stay home.
trugasCA
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 10:36:25 AM

Not here..we are still going down. Down 6 cents from a week ago.
WalkingWV
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 10:27:29 AM

Told ya so!
FuelBarge
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 7:59:07 AM

Not surprising. Need to keep the economy on perpetual life support. Let energy fall too low and the economy will take off. Raise it too high and you will sharply cut demand. It is an "interesting" game the oil traders play trying to extract the most amount of money from the population without outright choking them off.
tomok
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 6:28:00 AM

There are some things for certain: Death, Taxes and the rise of fuel prices.
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, Produce and ‘Drive’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money. Consider using other forms of less expensive transportation to lower your cost.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
12/22/2012!
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 6:21:12 AM

They continue to fall here.
mike1881
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 6:09:33 AM

Great.
jcurley
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 2:39:32 AM

Nothing to worry about.
cmmattia
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 2:37:06 AM

lets hope it's short lived...... please :)P
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 1:58:05 AM

Say it ain't so.
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 12:48:25 AM

amazing.
Vette1967
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 12:45:57 AM

Really???
jetskijerry
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 12:36:04 AM

crooks
danny999
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 12:16:05 AM

A 20 cent spike in 2 weeks.At 2.72 comex wholesale,you can figure most areas will be 2.22-2.27.As long as IRAN is rattling it's sabers speculators will cost us money.They're greedier then the oil companies.
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 12:12:11 AM

ready to pass out
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 12:08:04 AM

Junk!
5kvdave
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 12:04:14 AM

Just a b.s. reason is all they look for!!!!
clpassenubye
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 12:02:21 AM

very disappointing
TNT2EC
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 12:02:05 AM

Thank your local speculators knee jerk to anything that Iran has to say.
CollegeMan21
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 12:01:36 AM

To the title of the article: No ****! :)
Jeeputtputt
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 12:00:07 AM

yep
aggietim
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:55:55 PM

yes
Maintroll
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:55:52 PM

Well I'll be durned, now who would have thought of that?
CAroadrunner101
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:55:33 PM

as always...
HA4CNN
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:54:41 PM

Speculation plus.
Mermaan
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:54:31 PM

Would you imagine that....
oldiesman
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:53:14 PM

$3.68 here.
tco9436
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:52:54 PM

big oil flexing thier muscles
LaVonneK
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:51:49 PM

Not good.
WIPACKERFAN
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:51:27 PM

libertyut, I agree with you.
EmperorsFinest
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:51:26 PM

It figures...
mstearno
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:50:32 PM

thanks to Iranian freaks
libertyut
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:49:40 PM

When prices get to $2.00 a gallon then we can say they went down in the first place.
SHEP20715
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:49:30 PM

not good
clermont40miles
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:49:25 PM

Gee I am sure glad this article spelled out the obvious truth that I see at the pumps. A 20cts spike atop a 20cts spike.

Now we are 20cts above the US avg.

Specu-traitors are at it again.
WBBNC
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:47:32 PM

:((
DCbeachbum
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:47:26 PM

Prices seem to be holding steady here in South Carolina.
wbpprint
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:47:24 PM

Duh, Jessica Brady of Tampa AAA, do you think you are reporting late or incorrect info. Do you get info from the Govt., if so they lie
danreino
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:45:38 PM

Went up 20-30 cent a gallon here on hursday.
unclemattie
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:40:51 PM

$.30 increase in 3 days
Marson
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:40:04 PM

Looks like Iran ins going to go out with a big flash!
nimpy
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:39:17 PM

Of course it is called greed
ag4ever
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:38:56 PM

The prices are ising nationally due to Iran fears.
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