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    34 Dollar Store Secrets You Need To Know Before You Shop

    JHVEPhoto / Shutterstock.com Dollar stores are known for their incredible deals — but there are ways to save even more on their already low prices. Read: Prices Surge 5% as Inflation Rises with No End in SightTips: 25 Things You Should Never Do With Your Money GOBankingRates talked to shopping experts to find out how to get the best prices at dollar stores, what sets the different chains apart and the surprising things you should always — and never — stock up on when you go. Last updated: Aug. 25, 2021 SDI Productions / Getty Images Some Dollar Stores  

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  • Jewelry

    Houston jewelry store owner Franco Valobra sets up Hurricane Ida relief effort

    HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — An Enterprise rental truck looks a bit out of place parked next to the very fancy Valobra Master Jewelers on Westheimer, but Franco Valobra wouldn’t have it any other way. “Sixteen years ago when Katrina hit, there was no way to stay there,” said the Italian turned New Orleans resident who is now living in Houston. “Houston welcomed me with open arms.” Valobra operated his namesake store in New Orleans before the unplanned evacuation to Houston. The move turned into a business boom as he opened another store in the city. Now, he is using the  

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    Owners of Wethersfield jewelry store victims of home invasion | Connecticut News

    ELLINGTON, CT (WFSB) – Authorities are looking for the men wanted in connection with a home invasion. State Police say troopers had responded to a home in the town of Ellington just before 4 a.m. on Saturday after receiving a call from the occupants. According to investigators, a gun was displayed. Jewelry and cash were taken from the home. None of the occupants were injured. State Police said the residents of the home own and run a jewelry store in Wethersfield. “We got so scared, because we were sleeping when they rang the bell. We got so scared like ‘What  

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  • Woman & Beauty

    Cleveland beauty supply store owners attacked

    CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – A woman charged in an attack at a Cleveland beauty store was arraigned Monday morning. Ebony Afzal, 25, faces assault charges in connection with the incident that was caught on a surveillance camera. Ebony Afzal, Courtesy: Cuyahoga County Jail July 23, Chic Plus Beauty The video shows a woman violently attacking the owners of Chic Plus Beauty Supply store on July 23 after her card was declined and they would not give her the items she was trying to purchase. Woman injured after being hit by metal object from roller coaster, Cedar Point confirms “May I  

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  • Jewelry

    Conway store owner adding extra security after thief steals thousands in jewelry

    CONWAY, Ark. – Conway police are looking for the person accused of breaking into a jewelry store and stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry. Now the owner is taking extra steps to keep thieves at bay. Pictures show the moment a person broke into Brooks Fine Jewelry in downtown Conway. In the blink of an eye, they made their way around the store breaking glass and scooping everything they can get into their bag. ‘Villains’ steal more than $30,000 worth of Conway man’s comic book collection “Pretty obvious he knew what he was doing. The outfit that he has  

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    Arkansas suspect used stolen truck in jewelry store heist, stole thousands of dollars worth of items: police

    Authorities in central Arkansas are looking for a suspect who broke into a Conway jewelry store early Sunday morning and stole thousands of dollars worth of items in just 70 seconds.  Surveillance footage shows the suspect clad head to toe in black, reaching into shattered display cases and swiping necklaces, bracelets, and earrings.  The suspect broke into the store early Sunday morning dressed in all black.  (Conway Police Department) TEXAS HOMEOWNER’S DOG BITES BURGLAR DURING ATTEMPTED BREAK-IN, SUSPECT ARRESTED: POLICE Jeffery Brooks, the owner of Brooks Fine Jewelry, told Fox-affiliate KLRT that the suspect was in and out of the  

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  • Woman & Beauty

    Cleveland store owners attacked: Arrest made

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — Cleveland police Wednesday night confirmed to FOX 8 News a woman wanted in the attack on the owners of a beauty supply store was arrested. Surveillance cameras captured video of the violent attack at Chic Plus Beauty Supply store on Lorain Avenue in Cleveland last Friday.  Sheriff: 1 in custody in deaths of 2 Ohio campers Cleveland police said the woman was trying to buy something using a pre-paid debit card that was declined. Police on Thursday identified the suspect as Ebony Afzal. We are told she is being charged with two counts of felonious assault and  

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  • Woman & Beauty

    Police arrest woman caught on camera brutally attacking couple at their beauty supply store over $11 purchase

    CLEVELAND — A woman caught on camera brutally attacking a couple on July 23 at their beauty supply store on Lorain Road has been arrested, according to a spokesperson for the Cleveland Division of Police. Ebony Afzal, 25, of Cleveland, was arrested Thursday for felonious assault, a second-degree felony, according to court documents. Afzal is accused of beating the couple, who owns Chic Beauty Supply on Lorain Road, over what is said to be an $11.85 transaction. Their son David Jo told News 5 Cleveland that it all started when Afzal allegedly tried to pay for the items with pre-paid  

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    New Aldi Grocery Store Set for Chapel Hill Shopping Center

    Chapel Hillians can expect yet another grocery store option as a vacant lot at Chapel Hill’s Eastgate Crossing shopping center is filled. In June, the town’s Community Design Commission unanimously approved plans for a 24,884-square-foot Aldi at Eastgate Crossing, located at the intersection of E. Franklin Street and Fordham Boulevard. The space near Kipos restaurant and the Dollar Tree is across the parking lot from another popular grocer: Trader Joe’s. The future grocery store lot has sat vacant since its former occupant, Stein Mart, announced Chapter 11 bankruptcy in August of 2020. Eastgate Crossing sits squarely in the Town of  

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