The latest Consumer Price Index had good news for local shoppers. The cost of groceries locally dipped 0.8 percent for the two months, while food from outside the home saw a small gain of 0.4 percent. The cost of alcoholic beverages showed a 0.7 percent gain while the cost of clothing, typically a volatile category, fell 2.5 percent for the two months and remains positive by 2.7 percent over the year.
The latest Consumer Price Index had good news for local shoppers. The cost of groceries locally dipped 0.8 percent for the two months, while food from outside the home saw a small gain of 0.4 percent. The cost of alcoholic beverages showed a 0.7 percent gain while the cost of clothing, typically a volatile category, fell 2.5 percent for the two months and remains positive by 2.7 percent over the year. Martin Meissner Associated Press file, 2009
The latest Consumer Price Index had good news for local shoppers. The cost of groceries locally dipped 0.8 percent for the two months, while food from outside the home saw a small gain of 0.4 percent. The cost of alcoholic beverages showed a 0.7 percent gain while the cost of clothing, typically a volatile category, fell 2.5 percent for the two months and remains positive by 2.7 percent over the year. Martin Meissner Associated Press file, 2009

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