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Fleeting Paychecks Aren’t Imaginary, Consumer Pricing On The Rise

Gone before you get to enjoy it — it’s not your imagination! Paychecks are disappearing faster these days. For the fourth month in a row the Department of Labor reports an increase in the Consumer Price index for Dallas-Fort Worth.

CBS 11–06/17/2014

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Open Your Wallet, Breakfast Foods Getting Pricier

Breakfast is now being served with a side of sticker shock. The price of bacon is surging and the cost of other morning staples, like coffee and orange juice, is set to rise because of global supply problems.

03/21/2014

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I-Team: Walgreens Shoppers ‘Paying The Price’

You’ll probably start scrutinizing your shopping receipts a little more closely after you hear what happened to the CBS 11 I-Team. A popular retail store repeatedly overcharged us on typical household items we thought we were buying on sale.

CBS 11–09/24/2013

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The Cost Of Thanksgiving’s Meal Creeping Up

Is it costing more to put that Thanksgiving Feast on the table this year? Or are we just feeling it more? It depends on who you ask.

CBS 11–11/20/2012