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Back-to-school shopping - not just pencils and notebooks anymore

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Kids, cover your ears...school is just around the corner.

And parents, although you might be looking forward to some peace and quiet, that back-to-school shopping could give you sticker shock.  According to a national survey, supply spending is up 5%.  And this year, American families will spend a collective $26.5 billion getting their kids ready for school.

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Catherine Ross reports.

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