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By Gig Conaughton
County of San Diego Communications Office 

A back to school quiz to save you money: check receipts


Last updated 8/28/2018 at 1:42am

The back-to-school shopping season is back – and that makes it the perfect time for your first pop quiz of the new school year!

But don’t worry. This quiz can save you money, by reminding you that everyone needs to check their receipts when shopping, so they’re not overcharged by faulty price scanners.

Overcharging errors happen more often than you think. Every year, the County Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures inspects thousands of local businesses to make sure all the equipment they use to charge consumers for the things they buy is accurate.

And every year, inspectors...

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