Was That Fake? - $150 Dollar General coupon

Was That Fake?

Did Dollar General offer a $150 coupon? Perhaps you have seen a photo of the coupon getting posted and shared online that indicates it is a "DG Exclusive." Some posts say it is for the company's 80th anniversary or the opening of its 15,000th store. The coupon was not listed on the Dollar General website. An employee tells FOX 26 News says while the company offers online coupons, the $150 one is counterfeit.

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Are a quadrillion tons of diamonds chilling below earth's surface? Indeed they are.  A team of scientists discovered a diamond jackpot 100 miles beneath the earth's surface. But does this mean the price of diamonds is about to get a lot more affordable? Not likely since the scientists say there's no current way to get to them.

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Did a woman go to jail for taking seashells from a Florida beach? The visitor from Texas was arrested for collecting 40 conch shells in Key West. The woman from Dallas was sentenced to fifteen days in jail because they were not just shells. She was also sentenced to six months of probation and fined for taking shells that still had organisms inside of them. Taking, killing or harming a living queen conch is prohibited by Florida law, which the woman says she did not know.

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Are U.S. military veterans no longer allowed to get food stamps? A meme is being circulated that claims 1.5 million of the veterans are about to lose their benefits. It was posted by Represent.US and claims a change in law was passed while we were all focusing on First Lady Melania Trump's jacket that she wore departing for Texas to visit migrant children. There are changes being considered for the food stamps system and it was on June 21, around when Melania Trump wore that coat, that the House of Representatives narrowly approved a bill that decreases food stamp spending by tightening up some rules, but the Senate has a different version they want, so the two legislative bodies are working to reach a consensus. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities estimates the House bill would impact some 2 million people in the U.S. There is nothing suggesting that 3 in 4 of them would be veterans as the posted meme would suggest by its numbers, but many groups worry that veterans will be disproportionately impacted by any changes to current policy.

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