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Energy Costs Drive Key Price Index Upward

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Energy Costs Drive Key Price Index Upward

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Energy Costs Drive Key Price Index Upward

Energy Costs Drive Key Price Index Upward

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Rising energy costs are pushing up the official inflation gauges. The consumer prices index was up sharply in February and gas prices have continued rising since then. According to the Energy Department, the average price for gas is now $2.10 a gallon.

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