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CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 19, 1976
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(Studio) Consumer prices increase .1% in February; smallest month rise in 4 years
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Food prices down. Gasoline prices down 1/2 penny per gallon Utilities, autos, auto insurance and medical care up in price. [Chairperson Council of Econ. Advisers Alan GREENSPAN - says economic policy of staying within `75 budget was most important thing that contributed to lower prices.] [Chairperson Joint Econ. Committee Senator Hubert H. HUMPHREY - says best economy performance always occurs on election year] Av. worker's paycheck $4 higher than 1 year ago, incling. inflation and taxes.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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