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CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 02, 1974
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(Studio) Report on monthly supermarket checks follows; sugar prices take toll on total.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Atlanta, Georgia) All prices frozen till Christmas. Sugar costs $3.19 for 5 lb. bag; sugar-related items also up. In March `73 price of groceries - $20.00; December `74 - $27.78.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

(NYC) Sugar prices cause big increase March `73 - $20.01; December `74 - $26.01.
REPORTER: Lee Thornton

(Chicago, Illinois) In March `73 groceries cost $19.99; in December' 74 price jumps to $26.57.
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

(Los Angeles, California) Mkt. basket up 99 cents over last month, March `73 - $20.00; December `74 - $24.55.
REPORTER: Harold Dow

Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, Harold;
Hall, Bruce;
Lovejoy, Sharron;
Thornton, Lee

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