Our Opinion: Food, gas costs keep rising everyday

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 19, 2008

The nation is feeling the toll of the hike in prices for fuel and groceries. Families are conserving more and more in an effort to make every dollar count.

However, the challenges facing everyday citizens don&8217;t stop short with the consumers, businesses are feeling to brunt of the dwindling economic force. Restaurants and food suppliers are increasing prices to adapt to rising surplus charges, while also facing a decline in patrons. Gas station owners are also working to keep profitable during a troubling economic time. Most owners are selling their fuel at the most reasonable price capable. At the end of the day, we are all doing the best we can to survive. Here&8217;s hoping for a turn around in the economy, or the discovery of a massive oil field on government land.

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