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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, 2010

Automobiles
New
Buick, Regal, 25,245.00
Chrysler, Town & Country, 17,750.00
Ford, Fusion, 19,695.00
Used
2007, Dodge, Grand Caravan, 14,995.00
2002, Chevrolet Trailblazer 4X4, 10,995.00
1997, Nissan, Maxima GLE, 5,995.00

Clothing
(clothing is advertised by chain discount stores in newspaper inserts)
Boy's jeans, Levi, 16.99/pair
Men's jeans, Converse, 27.00/pair
Menís shirt, dress, Arrow, 18.00/each
Menís slacks, Croft & Barrow, 24.99/pair
Menís shoes, dress, Regal, 54.99/pair
Running shoes, New Balance, 59.99/pair
Women's cable cardigan sweater, 17.99/each
Womenís skirt, paisley print, 39.99/each

Employment & services
Most local job ads are online now; the few jobs published in the paper newspaper do not advertise salary. Generally: economic times are difficult (layoffs, downsizing, furloughs) and many people in our area are having a hard time finding work.

Food & beverages
(Food is no longer advertised in the newspaper; manufacturer's coupons only.. Foods/prices reported below were for sale in FoodTown, Cedar Knolls, NJ)
Apples, Macintosh, 2.99/3 lb bag
Baby food, Beechnut, 1.00/two 4oz jars
Beef, ground, 90% lean, 3.99/lb
Bananas, .99/3 lbs
Bread, Wonder, 5.00/two 16 oz loaves
Candy, Halloween, jumbo bags (KitKats, Reese'setc.), 4.19/bag
Cereal, Cheerios, 3.79/8.9 oz box
Cheese, Kraft, American Singles, 4.99/16 oz pkg
Coffee, Mxwell House, 3.99/11.5 oz can
Cookies, Nabisco, Mallomars, 3.99/8 oz box
Crackers, Nabisco, Ritz, 3.59/12 oz box
Eggs, Grade A, 2.29/dozen
Fish, tuna, Bumble Bee, solid white albacore, 1.59/3 oz can
Flour, Gold Medal, 2.49/5 lb bag
Juice, V8, 2.99/32 oz bottle
Ketchup, Heinz, 1.69/14 oz bottle
Macaroni, Ronzoni, elbows, .99/16 oz. box
Margarine, I can't believe it's not butter3.59/15 oz container
Mayonnaise, Hellmann's, 3.49/15 oz jar
Milk, 2.19/half gallon
Onions, yellow, 1.99/3 lb bag
Pineapple, fresh, whole, 3.99/each
Potatoes, Yukon Gold, 4.99/5 lbs
Soda, Coca Cola, 1.79/67.6 oz bottle
Soup, Campbell's, tomato, 2.00/three 10.75 oz cans
SPAM, 2.79/12 oz can
Spaghetti sauce, Classico, 2.99/24 oz bottle
Sugar, Domino, 3.99/5lbs

Furniture
Lamp, Target, floor, 30.00/each

Household & seasonal goods
Coffee maker, Cuisinart, 12-cup programmable, 59.99/each
Food Processor, Hamilton Beach 10 cup-500 watt, 39.99/each
Laundry detergent, Tide, 13.19/75 oz bottle
Microwave, 1.5 cu ft, 199.99/ea
Range, self cleaning, gas, 749.00/ea
Refrigerator, Crosley, 26 cu ft, 679.99/each
Slow cooker crock pot, Hamilton Beach, 6 quart, 34.00/each
Toaster Oven, Black & Decker, 49.99/each
Vacuum cleaner, Hoover, WindTunnel, Bagless, 97.75/each
Washing machine, Crosley, 499.99

Newspapers
Daily Record [Morristown NJ], .75/daily paper

Personal care & health
(Discount drug store inserts only. These prices were sourced from FoodTown, Cedar Knolls NJ supermarket)
Band Aids, J&J, 2.99/60 count pkg
Cold medicine, Vicks, NyQuil, 5.69/1 2 liquicaps
Deodorant, Mennen, Speedstick, 3.19/3 oz pkg
Mouthwash, Listerine, 4.59/16.9 oz
Pain reliever Excedrin, 6.99/50 count bottle
Q Tips, 1.79/300 count pkg
Shampoo, Pantene, 4.99/12.6 oz bottle
Toothbrush, Oral B, 3.49/each
Toothpaste, Crest, 2.89/6.4 oz tube
Vitamins, Centrum, 12.99/60 count bottle

Real estate
Houses for sale
Dover, split level, 3 bedrooms, 295,000.00
Mountain Lakes, 4 bedrooms, 785,000.00
Parsippany, 4 bedrooms, 478,000.00
Houses for rent
Long Valley, cottage house, 1,100.00/month
Morris Plains, 2 bedrooms, 1,995.00/month
Morristown, 3 bedrooms, 2,200.00/month
Apartments & rooms
Boonton, 2 bedrooms, 1,250.00/month
Mine Hill, 1 bedroom, 950.00/month
Morristown, 2 bedrooms, 2,200.00/month

Recreation & amusements
Blu-Ray Disc player, Panasonic, 129.99
Blu-Ray on a budget, movies, Halloween II, 12.99
Camera, Kodak, EasyShare digital, 129.00
Computer, Dell Insipiron, 15" laptop, 624.00
Doll, Princess & Me, 18 inch, 14.99-49.99/ea
DVDs, popular movies, Karate Kid (remake), 17.99
Halloween costumes, ToysRUs, 13.99/each
IPad, Apple 16GB, 499.99/each
Navigation system, Garmin Nuvi, 349.00 (plus service fee)
Nook (eBook reader from Barnes & Noble) 149.00
XBox 360, game system, 199.00
XBox game, NBA Elinte, 59.00
Television, 42", Panasonic HDTV, 999.00
Toy, Fisher Price, Follow Me Thomas (character train), 39.99

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