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 Dairy Queen is celebrating its 80th birthday with a deal: Consumers who buy one Blizzard Treat can purchase a second for 80 cents. The promotion lasts through March 15.

It’s our 80th Birthday, but you get the gift! BOGO 80¢ BLIZZARD Treats now through March 15th. #HappyTastesGood

— Dairy Queen (@DairyQueen) March 4, 2020

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