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What shortages are causing you the most headaches?

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CLEVELAND — The word of the week might as well be 'shortages.' That's all we're hearing about right now. 

Of course, a lot of this has to do with what happened with the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack that has gas prices rising in many parts of the country. There are long lines at the pumps on the East Coast, while many of us are now paying over $3 a gallon. 

But there's more. If you take a tour around the nation, you'll find many other goods and services are coming up short as the pandemic continues. 

For example, our friends at Chick-Fil-A report that they are limiting the number of free sauces a customer can receive due to a supply chain shortage. Many of its locations across the country are only giving out one dipping sauce cup per entrée order.

A shortage of lumber and other construction materials are causing headaches in the home improvement industry. Tori Corbo, owner of Complete Renovations by Corbo, told our Will Ujek that "I could probably take only one in 10 jobs for every call that I get," adding that "I've probably turned away a million dollars worth of work in the last 12 months."

Experts are worried that a nationwide chlorine shortage will get worse this summer as pools -- particularly those at people's homes -- open up. It is also likely to drive up chlorine prices.

Go around the internet and you'll see complaints about a shortage of ketchup packets, pet food, microchips, chicken wings, and much more. It reminds us of searching for toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and wipes this time last year!

So we want to know: What shortages due to the pandemic are causing you the most problems? Do you have pictures or videos of empty shelves or high gas prices to share?

You can use the "Near Me" feature on the WKYC app or text photos and videos to 216-344-3300! Just remember to include your name, location and a description just in case we share the photo on TV.

To send your images and videos through our WKYC app, watch our 3News digital anchor Stephanie Haney walk you through it or read on for step-by-step instructions.

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