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    Poor economy encourages giveaways

    By: Peter Crimmins

    As the economy slides, everyone is looking for bargains and “free” definitely qualifies as a bargain. More and more people are giving away things on websites such as craigslist and freecycle.com, and the free stuff you can grab off such sites isn’t just old baby clothes and scrap building materials. As WHYY’s Peter Crimmins reports, you can find things you might actually want.

    By: Peter Crimmins
    pcrimmins@whyy.org

    As the economy slides, everyone is looking for bargains and “free” definitely qualifies as a bargain. More and more people are giving away things on websites such as craigslist and freecycle.com, and the free stuff you can grab off such sites isn’t just old baby clothes and scrap building materials. As WHYY’s Peter Crimmins reports, you can find things you might actually want.

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