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From the Pump to Potatoes: Inflation Hits Home for the Holidays

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Emma Lee
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WHYY
Customers line up at the meat counter at Martin's in Reading Terminal Market.

Amid the pandemic economic recovery, prices are rising rapidly. WHYY Keystone Crossroads’ Laura Benshoff has this report on how inflation is hitting as the holiday season gets underway.

(Original air-date: 11/29/21)

Laura Benshoff covers stories of statewide interest for Keystone Crossroads and WHYY, with a focus on immigration. She previously reported on the suburbs, public education, and mental health. Her work has aired nationally on NPR, Marketplace and Reveal/CIR. Prior to becoming a journalist, she worked for the City of Philadelphia’s Commerce Department. Laura attended McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She diligently works at speaking Spanish and knows a little French.