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2. is celebrating its anniversary with many specials this month. Today, get a 6-piece chicken nuggets for $1 and coffee is free all month between 6 and 9 a.m.
3. Thirsty? is offering $1 smoothies today.
4. Just a reminder Thursday, Sept. 6 is a primary election.
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