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San Diego's cost of living increases four percent

The cost of living in San Diego went up about four-percent in the past year. The U.S. Department of Labor says increases in gas prices, medical care and housing led the increase.

The cost of living in San Diego went up about four-percent in the past year. The U.S. Department of Labor says increases in gas prices, medical care and housing led the increase.

Prices for gasoline in San Diego increased 23-percent in the past year and nearly seven-percent in the past six months. Medical care prices went up slightly more than seven-percent in the past year. Housing costs increased four-percent. The Labor Department's Consumer Price Index or CPI for San Diego measures the costs of a select group of goods and services.

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