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Pain at the pump: Gas prices soar 42.3%, many other costs up

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday that consumer prices in the geographic area that includes New York City, White Plains, Newark and Jersey City as of the end of August were up 3.7% from a year ago. Energy prices jumped 21.7% led by a 42.3% increase in the price of gasoline. Turning on…

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