Daily news - True cost of gum = $14-plus a pack


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Sep 4, 2007
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Robert Allen III 'Tre'
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LONDON — Cleaning up used chewing gum from city streets costs an estimated £7.27 (about $14.50) per pack of gum, according to the Tottenham, Wood Green & Edmonton Journal.

Haringey borough officials noted that the high true price of gum is mostly due to the cost of steam-cleaning sidewalks, the story stated.

In the north London borough, the problem is especially noticeable on streets around the Seven Sisters Tube station, the story noted.

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