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Transportation and housing are leading nearly across-the-board price increases facing Wasatch Front consumers.

The Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index (CPI), announced last week, rose 0.9 percent from February to March on a non-seasonally adjusted basis and is part of a 4.3 percent jump from March 2018. The national CPI rose 0.4 percent from February to March, and the local year-over-year growth is more than double the national figure, which increased 1.9 percent since March of last year.

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