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The York Fair: Is it really about the prices?

The York Fair bounced back this weekend after some low-attendance numbers of 12,327 on Wednesday and 16,442 on Thursday. Last week, we asked York Daily Record/Sunday News Facebook fans to explain the dip in attendance. The question garnered more than … Continue reading

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Gas prices creeping up: here’s why

Gas prices in York are up about four cents this week compared with last week, with an average price of $3.58, according to GasBuddy.,com. It’s a trend that is repeating across the country and TheStreet has broken down the top … Continue reading

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J.C. Penney starts adding more sales

After abysmal first quarter numbers, J.C. Penney is adding more sales to its promotional calendar. When unveiling the recent store and pricing system overhauls, the chain announced that sales would be only on the first and third Fridays of the … Continue reading

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You know gas prices were high when…..

I nearly swerved in my car coming back to York this weekend when I saw a gas station practically giving away gasoline. OK, OK, they were charging $3.69 per gallon for regular, but compared to a few weeks ago, when … Continue reading

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Gallup poll finds average price to force major changes

The majority of Americans will make “major changes” once gas hits $5.30 to $5.35 per gallon, according to a new Gallup poll. Respondents were asked at what point gas prices would force “significant cutbacks in your spending in other areas” … Continue reading

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Gas price update: Prices continue to climb

Gas prices are continuing to climb this week. Here’s the data from the the Department of Energy’s Enegery Information Administration: Date                                                  … Continue reading

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J.C. Penney to unveil new chain image – will you be there?

Today is the day J.C. Penney attempts to reinvent itself. The traditional, mall department store is trying to move away from the stuffy, upscale image that many department stores have an tap into the discount retailer market ruled by stores … Continue reading

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Things that will cost more in 2012

Last week, I posted about things that will drop in price in 2012. Now, it’s time to discuss the ugly flipside: things that are expected to go up in price in 2012. CNN.com has compiled a list:

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I’ll miss my cheap collegiate apparel

You may have heard by now that Steve & Barry’s has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. (If you haven’t you can check the story here.) It leaves me wondering what will happen to the one that was supposed to open … Continue reading

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