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A Mariano's sign. (CBS)

What Will Mariano’s Purchase Of 11 Dominick’s Stores Mean For Prices?

CBS 2’s Chris Martinez visited stores from both chains to do a price check, comparing the base price of ten items at Dominick’s and Mariano’s.

12/03/2013

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Gas Prices Spike From Last Month

If you have to fill up your car’s gas tank on Monday, you may be shocked at your total.

02/18/2013

A man pumps gas in California (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Gasoline Prices Dropping Before Thanksgiving

Just in time for your holiday travels, gas prices are going down.

11/19/2012

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Chicago Has Highest Gas Prices In Nation: Lundberg

Drivers are opening their wallets even more at the pump, especially here in Chicago.

08/27/2012

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Summer-Blend Gasoline Expected To Drive Up Cost

But beware of the summer-blend that kicks in next week. It could force prices up by 5 cents per gallon. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains why maybe that’s not a bad thing.

04/26/2012

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2012 Bringing Big Deals On Some Hot Products

It’s no surprise when we hear news of prices going up on today’s hottest products, but stop the presses — we’ve got good news about lots of products that will cost less in 2012.

CBS 2–02/12/2012

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Kraft To Cut Coffee Prices On Heels Of Folgers Maker

Another giant coffee maker is reducing retail prices.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

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Commerce Commission: Consumers Can Find Better Power Prices

An annual report by the Illinois Commerce Commission finds some electricity customers could pay less this summer automatically – and the rest of us could pay less if we do a little research.

WBBM Newsradio–06/08/2011

The gasoline prices are looking grim at Chicago stations. (CBS)

High Gas Prices Hit Businesses, Non-Profits Hard

Climbing gas prices are putting the pinch on Chicago-area businesses and non-profits.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011

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Gasoline Prices In Chicago Are Highest In Nation

The price for a gallon of gasoline in Chicago is now the highest in the nation.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2011

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Gasoline Thefts On Rise In Suburbs

The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Chicagoland is hovering just above $4 a gallon, and that has led to reports of gasoline siphoning in some suburbs.

04/08/2011

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Expert: Price Hikes Don’t Mean Runaway Inflation

With oil and food prices surging, the consumer inflation rate rose last month at its fastest pace in nearly two years, up half a percent in February.

WBBM Newsradio–03/17/2011

Trade was brisk Monday at grocery stores in anticipation of this week's snow storm. (CBS)

Food Prices Expected To Stay High

The price of food is up, according to the federal government, and economists do not see a decline anytime soon.

WBBM Newsradio–03/17/2011

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Gas Prices Continue To Spike In Chicago Area

You’re not seeing things. The price of gasoline is shooting up to levels that Chicagoans haven’t seen in a couple of years.

02/25/2011

Anastasia Hinchsliff fuels her SUV at a gas station in Chicago, Illinois. (Credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

When Is Finding Cheaper Gas Not A Bargain?

Experts argue that driving far out of your way to fill up with cheaper gasoline doesn’t necessarily pay big benefits.

01/10/2011

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Impact Of Rising Gas Prices On Consumers

If you’ve filled up your car recently, you already know the price of gas is going up. The national average for a gallon of regular is $3.07. Here in Chicago, that same gallon costs $3.30. As CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, consumers will feel this price hike in more places than just the pump.

CBS 2–01/04/2011

Lemons and limes are pricier this winter. (CBS)

Produce Prices Shooting Up

Weather in other regions have created a shortage of fruits and vegetables, which means their costs will rise.

01/03/2011

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Thieves Drive Up Prices For Everyone Else

Even if you don’t see any thieves or shoplifters as you shop on Black Friday, they still have their hands in your pocket as you shop.

WBBM Newsradio–11/26/2010

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Shoppers May Be Paying More For Thanksgiving Dinner

You may be paying more for Thanksgiving dinner this year. CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez reports.

CBS 2–11/09/2010