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How much did it cost in Morris County, New Jersey?
a survey of retail prices advertised in the Daily Record, October 1-15, 2000

Automobiles
New
Buick Regal, 19,999.00
Chevy Malibu LS, 18,295.00
Nissan Pathfinder 4X4, 27,999.00

Used
1998, Volkswagon Golf GL, 13,477.00
1997, Chevy Geo, 7,495.00
1996, Acura Integra, 11,000.00

Clothing
Gloves, 10.50-68.00/pair
Juniors' sweater, 19.99-38.00/each
Men's coat, London Fog, 90.00-550.00/each
Men's shirt, Van Heusen, sport, 17.99/each
Men's sport coat, 165.00-250.00/each
Men's slacks, Dockers, 32.99-49.99
Men's suit, 375.00-475.00/each
Sweatshirt, Russell Athletic, 18.00/each
Women's boots, 69.00-125.00/pair
Women's coat, 69.99-585.00/each
Women's shoe's, Enzo Aglolini pumps, 49.99/pair
Women's suit, 99.99-286.00/each

Employment & services
Furnace cleaning, 79.00/unit
Human resources manager, 40,000.00/year
Office mnager, 32,000.00/year
Sales manager, 30,000.00-50,000.00/year
Security guard, 9.00/hour
Social worker, 35,710.00-48,907.00/year
Tailor, 19,900.00/year
Warehouse stocker, 10.00/hour

Food & beverages
Bacon, Shoprite, 1.39/lb
Bananas, 1.00/3 lbs
Beef, bottom roast, 1.29/lb
Candy, M&M/Mars, fun-size (for Halloweeen), 1.78-2.99/bag
Cheese, Sorrento, Mozzarella, 1.99/lb
Chicken, boneless, skinless cutlets, 1.89/lb
Coffee, Folger's, 4.00/two 11 oz cans
Fish, cod, fresh, 6.99/lb
Frozen dinners, Stouffer's, 1.49-4.29/each
Juice, Florida's Natural, 4.00/two 64 oz cartons
Lettuce, Iceberg, .59/head
Macaroni, Ronzoni, 1.00/three 16 oz boxes
Pork chops, 3.59/lb
Potatoes, Russet, .79/5 lbs
Spaghetti sauce, Ragu, .99/16 oz jar

Furniture
Bedroom set, 7 piece, 999.00/set
Chair, recliner, 289.99/each
Dining room set, cherry, 5 pieces, 2,499.00/set
Livingroom set, 7 piece, 999.00/set
Loveseat, 849.00/each
Rug, Persian Empire, 8" X 12", 899.00/each
Sofa, cherry, 1,299.00/each
Table, Bassett, cherry, 2,499.00/set

Household & seasonal goods
Bed linen set, "Bed in a Bag," 79.99/set
Christmas lawn ornaments, lighted deer, 49.99-69.99/each
Christmas lights,"ice" style, 19.99-29.99/strand
Dishwasher, Maytag, 299.00/each
Flower bulbs, lilies, 5.00/2 packs
Laundry detergent, All, 5.99/200 oz bottle
Lawn food, Frank's, 6.99/16 lbs
Microwave oven, General Electric, .8 cu ft, 89.95/each
Paper towels, Scott, 11.99/12 pack
Refrigerator, General Electric, 30 cu ft, 999.95/each
Shrubs, Evergreens, 7.99-149.99/each
Toaster oven, Black & Decker, 27.99-44.99/each
Vacuum, Hoover, 99.88-199.88/each
Washing machine, Whirlpool, super capacity, 269.00/each

Newspapers
Daily Record [Morristown NJ], .35/daily paper

Personal care & health
Contact lenses, Optima FW, 19.98/box of 6 lenses
Toilet paper, Scott, 5.99-7.99/12 roll pack

Real estate
Houses for sale
Boonton Twp., raised ranch, 7 rooms, 192,900.00
Lake Parsippany, 4 bedrooms, 340,000.00
Montville, colonial, 12 rooms, 599,000.000
Houses for rent
Boonton, 3 bedrooms, 1,575.00/month
Hanover, 3-4 bedrooms, 2,300.00/month
Morris Plains, 2 bedrooms, 1,725.00/month
Apartments & rooms
Randolph, 1 bedroom, 750.00/month
Rockaway, 1 bedroom, 975.00/month
Wharton, 1 bedroom, 800.00/month

Recreation & amusements
Camcorder, Sharp, 249.00/each
Coin display unit, "50 States Quarters," 10.00
Computer, Dell, Dimension, 64 MB, 15" monitor, 899.00/each
Dish network, 10 channels, 10.99/month
Hayride, Alasted Farms [Chester], 10.00/adult; 6.00/children
MP3 Player, Samsung, 399.00/each
Playstation, Sony, 299.00/each
Snowboard, 299.00/each
Sunday Brunch, Jimmy's Bar and Restaurant [Morristown], 14.95/adults; 7.95/children
Telephone, Verizon, digital, 39.99/each
Television, Sony, 53" screen, 1,999.99-2,299.99/each
VCR, Sharp, Hi Fi stereo, 49.00/each
Walkman, Sony, 99.99/each

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