Everyday items increasing in price

From food to fuel to postage and newspapers, prices of everyday items are on the rise.Gas in New Jersey has gone up over the past

MIDDLETOWN - From food to fuel to postage and newspapers, prices of everyday items are on the rise.

Gas in New Jersey has gone up over the past few weeks from about $3 up to $3.25. The cost of stamps will increase by a penny later this month. Starbucks also recently announced that the prices of their coffee will increasing by a few cents.

Dealnews.com says food costs rose 6 percent last year and will likely go up at least 2 percent more in 2012.

Even Powerball officials say the cost to play the game is going up, but the jackpot will be increased as well.

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