ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 19, 1974
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(Studio) Cost of living increases 10.2% from March 1973 to March 1974; index increases 1.1% in March.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Atlanta, Georgia) Food costs contribute significantly to increase in cost of living. Food products increase 1% in Mar.; especially high food items reviewed. Shoppers react to high food costs.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham
(DC) Gasoline prices increase 7% in Mar. Motorists react to high fuel costs. New cars, furniture, clothing also increase in price.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman
(Chicago, Illinois) Postal services rise 19.6% in past month Hsing., doctors' fees, bus rates all jump in Mar.
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs
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