Drew Curtis, who runs Fark.com, writes about this type of "news" in his book. It's just a re-tread of a story that comes up on any kind of slow news day or when something is needed for filler...
It's like the traditional "comics aren't just for kids anymore!" article all media outlets are required to run annually now.
But yeah, it looks like some intern went over to Wal-Mart on their lunch break or something.