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Black Friday moves up to Thursday

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Hurry up and finish that turkey, Black Friday is starting a day early this year at many stores. And even if your favorite retail destination’s not open on Thanksgiving, you might still want to kick the relatives out right after dessert so you can get to bed at a decent hour. There will be all sorts of sales starting in the wee hours of Friday morning. Shoppers should expect to find plenty of deals in ...

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November 23, 2011
11:38 a.m.

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I feel truly sorry for retail workers who will have to work on Thursday afternoon through the night instead of spending time with family instead. Support your small businesses and skip the box box stores this weekend too. I also wish we still had some of the 'blue laws' in effect and retail stores were closed on Sundays.

November 23, 2011
11:59 a.m.

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It seems more like a commentary on the economy -- people are really, really needing to find good deals this year, even if they have to camp out all day or leave their family dinner early to do it.

(And to biwemple, I'll just say that I disagree, 'cause some of us only have Sundays to do our shopping.)