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A year ago, prices were much more affordable after dropping an average of 14 cents in the first 26 days of November. The state average was at $2.11 a gallon on Nov. 18, 2016. In Naples it stood at $2.20 and reached $2.17 on Nov. 28 after prices fell 12 cents in 29 days.

While gas prices are stabilizing after the recent spike, Kevin Doyle, executive director for the Consumer Energy Alliance of Florida, said the recent swing points to the need to encourage more oil production in North America and to reduce the dependence on oil from other countries.

“It’s a wake-up call to make sure we pursue good energy policies,” he said.

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