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    :: Friday, October 10, 2003 ::

    So, What's With the Price of Plywood? By David Lombino
    Plywood, a bread-and-butter commodity of the area's strong construction industry, has more than doubled in price in the last three months, and is currently selling at its all-time high.
    Distributors blame the spike on an untimely combination of factors that include an increase in demand, a decrease in supply and a large government purchase of plywood for the reconstruction effort in Iraq. Some area builders, who fear that the increase will rob them of profits, claim price-gouging.
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