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US consumer prices rose 0.4% in March on higher gas costs (access required)

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices climbed 0.4% in March, an increase caused mostly by higher costs for gasoline, electricity and shelter. The Labor Department said Wednesday that the consumer price index rose a healthy 1.9% last month from a ...

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Consumer prices rise just 0.1 pct. in August

WASHINGTON — U.S consumer prices barely rose last month, the latest sign that slow economic growth is keeping inflation tame. The consumer price index increased just 0.1 percent in August, the Labor Department said Tuesday, after a 0.2 percent increase ...

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