NEW YORK | Throngs packing into Times Square for rainy New Year’s Eve

NEW YORK | Throngs packing into Times Square for rainy New Year’s Eve

NEW YORK — Revelers in New York’s Times Square are contending with rain drops and a bit of price gouging ahead of the New Year’s Eve ball drop.

Monday’s rainy, but mild weather saw some people paying up to $10 for the kind of plastic ponchos that sell for less than $2 at Walmart.

Larissa Duke, of Ontario, Canada, went for a more frugal option.

The 22-year-old college student wrapped herself in a garbage bag and placed the top of an umbrella on her head to stay dry.

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