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Economy: Inflation #998161

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 13, 2011
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Consumer price index figures reported. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Chicago: Cynthia Bowers) The rising cost of fuel and food featured; the jump in the cost of gas and groceries cited; details given about the downsizing of food packages and quantities. [Moody's Mark ZANDI†- says it’s a significant drag on our economy.] [Mom Julie WEINBERG††- says the quantity in the packages changed.] [“Consumer Reports” Tod MARKS†- notes companies don’t tell people they’re giving you less and charging the same.]

Couric, Katie;
Bowers, Cynthia

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