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7/14/09: Cheap - The High Cost of Discount Culture

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Sale In A Sale Shop Selling Sale Signs. Photo by <a href=\"http://www.flickr.com/photos/the_justified_sinner/2498066986/\" target=\"_blank\">Dauvit Alexander</a> on flickr.com

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – You've probably heard stories of people standing in line for an amazing sale or fights breaking out over a bargain table. Chances are - you may have gone to some great lengths for a rock-bottom price yourself. "Cheap" has become part of the American way, but journalist Ellen Ruppel Shell says it comes at a cost. Tuesday on RadioWest, she joins Doug for a look at discount culture and what it means for our homes and our economy.

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