Valentine’s Day not so sweet to the pocketbook

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Valentine’s Day presents may cost you a pretty penny.

Americans are expected to spend around $145 on Valentine's gifts this year. That's about $7 more than last year, according to the National Retail Federation.

Lovers will spend $2 billion on flowers and $1.8 billion on candy.

The NRF says the most popular Valentine's Day candy in New York is a heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. 

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