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Grocery prices in Mountain West rise above national average

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If you’ve been to the supermarket lately you’re aware of the dramatic rise in the cost of food, and Idaho is not alone in feeling this pain.

A new survey shows that most of the Mountain West is paying more for food than the national average. Emma VandenEinde is the Mountain West reporter for KUNC and she joined Idaho Matters to talk more.

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