Senate Approves Tying Minimum Wage To Inflation The bill's author, Democratic Sen. Mark Leno of San Francisco, says it's needed to help lift low-wage earners out of poverty.
SoCal Gas, Clothing Prices Jump More Than US Average In Sept.The latest Consumer Price Index figures from the government show that number is slightly higher than the national rate.
Survey: Inflation, Shaky Jobs Outlook May Kill Economic RecoveryFor the second straight month, Americans are losing confidence in the U.S. economy, which could spell trouble for the sputtering recovery.
Study: Weak Dollar, Not Demand, Fueling Higher Gas PricesAre you sick of emptying your wallet while filling up the tank? A new bipartisan study says you should blame the greenback.
Inflation Worries Push Consumer Confidence DownShoppers' worries about juggling rising gas and food prices and other household costs pushed the Consumer Confidence Index down sharply in March.
50-Cent Hike In Burrito Prices At Taco Bell Leads To 3-Hour StandoffPolice say an air gun, tear gas and even an assault rifle were used after a man apparently found out the price of a Beefy Crunch Burrito had gone up from 99 cents to a whopping $1.49 each.
WSJ: Spending Slump Won't Slow Rise In Food Prices Have you noticed your food shopping bill going up? Analysts say if you haven't yet, you will soon.

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