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Consumer, Official Views on Inflation Differ

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Consumer, Official Views on Inflation Differ

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Consumer, Official Views on Inflation Differ

Consumer, Official Views on Inflation Differ

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The federal government says inflation is at 3 percent. The Federal Reserve Board calls it "relatively low." Despite government assurances, many Americans say their paychecks aren't going as far as they used to. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and David Wessel of The Wall Street Journal.

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