Looking to score some Election Day freebies? Turns out it’s illegal to do so.
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A new survey reveals curious insights about the couponing habits of each presidential candidate’s supporters.
With food labeling laws, proposed bans on large sugary drinks and now, new plans to restrict the sale of tobacco products, you might wonder – what’s next? Banning coupons for products that aren’t good for you? Why yes, that’s exactly what New York City is proposing. In announcing a plan to help reduce the smoking rate yesterday, New York Mayor[Read More…]
Sequestration has arrived – so be prepared to find rotten meat in your grocery store, if you can find any meat at all. Low-income shoppers will starve, supermarket employees will be fired and military grocery stores will padlock their doors. And that’s in addition to prisoners running free, bad guys streaming across the borders and planes falling out of the[Read More…]
How’d you like a half-priced steak? And you don’t even have to vote for the owner of the restaurant offering you the coupon. But he’d sure like it if you did. An otherwise uneventful primary race for a City Council seat in Wichita, Kansas has become embroiled in a controversy over coupons. One candidate has filed an ethics complaint against[Read More…]
If you found it hard to follow the “fiscal cliff” story, you may have been too weary to try to wrap your head around the related “milk cliff” story – though the shorthand was a bit easier to understand: the price of a gallon of milk will double overnight! Thankfully, that won’t happen this year. But there’s always next year.[Read More…]
As promised, a counterpart to yesterday’s Top Stories of 2012. Just for fun, here’s a look at some stories you probably missed in 2012. For whatever reason, these just didn’t seem to resonate. Some are worth a look – others, well, maybe there’s a reason no one wanted to read them the first time around. 11. Wealthy Island is Grocery[Read More…]
Did you get a freebie this week in honor of Election Day? Hope you enjoyed it – because it could land you in prison. Seriously. In much the same way that holidays like Presidents’ Day and Columbus Day have become excuses for stores to offer sales and discounts, a growing number of retailers have been offering freebies in honor of[Read More…]
Would you be more likely to vote for a candidate who gave you coupons? Election officials in Connecticut have been asked to investigate whether that’s even allowed. Democrats in the town of Trumbull have filed a complaint against David Rutigliano, a Republican candidate for the state House of Representatives. When not running for office, Rutigliano runs a local restaurant. And[Read More…]