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MEDILL/ Aimee Yuyi Chen

Finds out what caused the helium balloon price increase.

Helium shortage has balloon prices rising

by Aimee Yuyi Chen
July 10, 2012


MEDILL/ Aimee Yuyi Chen

The shortage of helium balloons is bringing up  prices. Chicagoans face a 45 percent price increase for the most basic helium balloons compared to last year.