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July 1, 2014

Raleigh considers fee for plastic shopping bags

Would you plunk down a nickel or a dime for a plastic shopping bag at the grocery store? That’s a question that shoppers in the city of Raleigh might eventually face if the City Council follows through on an idea floated this week by Councilman Bonner Gaylord, who has asked the city staff to research the possibility of charging as much as 10 cents for each plastic bag distributed in the city.

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