Price Check Wednesday For Jan. 11, 2012

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By Emily Finnegan (Email: efinnegan@wsiltv.com)

WSIL-TV -- It seems like everything is more expensive these days. News 3 is working to help you save money by comparison shopping for some of the things we buy at the store every week. We're taking a look at a few staples from the grocery store -- bread, milk and eggs.   We visited stores in five cities in southern Illinois to check cheapest price they offer on a gallon of 2 percent milk, a dozen large eggs and a loaf of white bread. Results of Week Jan. 9, 2012:

BENTON 

STORE BREAD MILK EGGS
Farm Fresh $1.29 $3.79 $2.29
Save-A-Lot $0.77 $3.35 $1.89
Wal-Mart $1.00 $3.78 $1.78

CARBONDALE

STORE BREAD MILK EGGS
Kroger $0.99 $3.49 $1.99
Schnucks $0.82 $3.48 $1.89
Wal-Mart $0.88 $3.38 $1.88

MT. VERNON 

STORE BREAD MILK EGGS
Kroger $0.99 $3.49 $1.99
Borowiaks $1.29 $3.49 $2.89
Wal-Mart $1.29 $3.38 $2.89
         

HARRISBURG

STORE BREAD MILK EGGS
Kroger $0.99 $3.49 $1.99
Aldi       $0.89 $2.79 $1.99
Wal-Mart $1.00 $3.79 $1.88

MARION

STORE BREAD MILK EGGS
Kroger $0.99 $3.49  $1.79
Aldi $0.89 $2.79 $1.79 
Wal-Mart $0.88 $3.38  $1.88
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