Thanksgiving dinner will cost you more this year


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Don’t loosen that belt in preparation for Thanksgiving just yet.

A report from the American Farm Bureau Federation says ingredients for the classic holiday meal -- including turkey, cranberries, pumpkin pie mix, sweet potatoes and the bread used for stuffing -- will cost U.S. consumers about 1.3% more this year than last. Read on:



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