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Inflation hovers over shoppers heading into Black Friday

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By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO
NEW YORK - Shoppers returned to familiar holiday shopping patterns but were weighed down by inflation this Black Friday after two seasons marked by pandemic worries and supply issues.
Due to elevated prices for food, rent, gasoline and other household costs, many were reluctant to spend unless there was a big sale.
Shoppers were being more selective, selecting cheaper options, dipping more into savings and turning to “buy now, pay later” services that allow payment in installments. Some were also running up their credit cards at a time when the Federal Reserve is...
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Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returns to New York with six shows

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The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is returning to New York after two years of virtual concerts with six shows in upstate New York.
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