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From left, Samantha Guidice of Deer Park, Jennifer

From left, Samantha Guidice of Deer Park, Jennifer Lombardo of Deer Park, Barbara and Jessica Geis of Holbrook, and Jessica Lombardo of Deer Park hit Roosevelt Field mall early on Black Friday to take advantage of after-Thanksgiving sales. (Nov. 25, 2011) Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Holiday shoppers headed to shops in search of the perfect gifts for friends and family.

Rick Sackett of Moriches sings union songs in
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Rick Sackett of Moriches sings union songs in support of demonstrators with OWS and other local movements protest on Black Friday near the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Demonstrators with OWS and other local movements protest
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Demonstrators with OWS and other local movements protest on Black Friday near the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Talia Pulcini joins other demonstrators with OWS and
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Talia Pulcini joins other demonstrators with OWS and other local movements as they protest on Black Friday near the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Demonstrators with OWS and other local movements protest
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Demonstrators with OWS and other local movements protest on Black Friday near the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Talia Pulcini joins other demonstrators with OWS and
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Talia Pulcini joins other demonstrators with OWS and other local movements as they protest on Black Friday near the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Black Friday shoppers make their way around the
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Black Friday shoppers make their way around the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Black Friday shoppers make their way around the
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Black Friday shoppers make their way around the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Black Friday shoppers make their way around the
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Black Friday shoppers make their way around the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Black Friday shoppers make their way around the
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Black Friday shoppers make their way around the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Black Friday shoppers take a break from shopping
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Black Friday shoppers take a break from shopping at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Black Friday shoppers take a break from shopping
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Black Friday shoppers take a break from shopping at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Black Friday shoppers make their way around the
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Black Friday shoppers make their way around the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Black Friday shoppers crowd the Apple Store at
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Black Friday shoppers crowd the Apple Store at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Black Friday shoppers crowd the Apple Store at
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Black Friday shoppers crowd the Apple Store at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Black Friday shoppers crowd the Apple Store at
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Black Friday shoppers crowd the Apple Store at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Black Friday shoppers make their way around the
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Black Friday shoppers make their way around the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Kaitlyn Lynch of Mt. Sinai, takes a break
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Kaitlyn Lynch of Mt. Sinai, takes a break from Black Friday shopping at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Richard Castillo, left, and his cousin, Lisa Castillo,
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Richard Castillo, left, and his cousin, Lisa Castillo, right, both of Centereach, take a beeak from Black Friday shopping at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Black Friday shoppers make their way around the
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Black Friday shoppers make their way around the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Black Friday shoppers make their way around the
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Black Friday shoppers make their way around the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Black Friday shoppers make their way around the
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Black Friday shoppers make their way around the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

Danis Vasssilakis and Keisha Hamblin, along with other
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Danis Vasssilakis and Keisha Hamblin, along with other shoppers, turn out early for Black Friday specials at Best Buy in Westbury. (Nov. 25, 2011 )

Shoppers turn out early for Black Friday specials
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Shoppers turn out early for Black Friday specials at Best Buy in Westbury. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Shoppers wait in line after turning out early
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Shoppers wait in line after turning out early for Black Friday specials at Best Buy in Westbury. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Noah Javiel Costa, 4, of Roosevelt, drags his
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Noah Javiel Costa, 4, of Roosevelt, drags his shopping bags through Roosevelt Field mall, where many shoppers turned out early for Black Friday specials in East Garden City. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Noah Javiel Costa, 4, of Roosevelt turns out
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Noah Javiel Costa, 4, of Roosevelt turns out early for Black Friday specials at Roosevelt Field mall in East Garden City. (Nov. 25, 2011)

From left, Samantha Guidice of Deer Park, Jennifer
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From left, Samantha Guidice of Deer Park, Jennifer Lombardo of Deer Park, Barbara and Jessica Geis of Holbrook, and Jessica Lombardo of Deer Park hit Roosevelt Field mall early on Black Friday to take advantage of after-Thanksgiving sales. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Melissa Susa, of Richmond Hill, hovers over her
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Melissa Susa, of Richmond Hill, hovers over her pile of purchases on Friday morning at Roosevelt Field mall in East Garden City. She and many others turned out for Black Friday savings at malls across Long Island. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Bushra Quader of East Elmhurst and Anisha Rashid
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Bushra Quader of East Elmhurst and Anisha Rashid of Jackson Heights, along with other shoppers, turn out early for Black Friday specials at the Roosevelt Field mall in East Garden City. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Julise and Felisa Watts, both of Hempstead, along
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Julise and Felisa Watts, both of Hempstead, along with other shoppers, turn out early for Black Friday specials in Macy's at Roosevelt Field in East Garden City. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Alvin Hsu, Charlene Huang and Isabel Huang, all
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Alvin Hsu, Charlene Huang and Isabel Huang, all of Flushing hit Roosevelt Field mall in East Garden City early on Black Friday. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Paramjeet Kaur and Harjinder Singh, both of Elmont,
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Paramjeet Kaur and Harjinder Singh, both of Elmont, got to J.C. Penney at the Roosevelt Field mall in East Garden City early on Black Friday to take advantage of sales. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Paramjeet Kaur and Harjinder Singh, both of Elmont,
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Paramjeet Kaur and Harjinder Singh, both of Elmont, peruse the Black Friday offerings at J.C. Penney at Roosevelt Field in East Garden City. (Nov. 25, 2011)

J.J. Harris, of Freeport, and Beverley Bennett, of
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

J.J. Harris, of Freeport, and Beverley Bennett, of France, got to J.C. Penney in Roosevelt Field early on Black Friday to grab marked-down merchandise. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Roosevelt Field mall, above, and other malls across
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Roosevelt Field mall, above, and other malls across Long Island beckoned bargain hunters on Black Friday. (Nov. 25, 2011)

As Black Friday dawns on Long Island, shoppers
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As Black Friday dawns on Long Island, shoppers line up outside Champs at Roosevelt Field in East Garden City. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Shoppers take a break between stores early Friday
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Shoppers take a break between stores early Friday morning, Black Friday. The streets and stores were packed Thursday evening for an early start to Black Friday at Tanger Outlets in Riverhead. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Shoppers waiting for the Best Buy in Westbury
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Shoppers waiting for the Best Buy in Westbury to open watch an outdoor screening of "Harry Potter" in the parking lot. Residents of Long Island flocked to area stores to take part in sales being offered during Black Friday. (Nov. 24, 2011)

From left, Mansoor Mohammed, of Westbury, and Rhea
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From left, Mansoor Mohammed, of Westbury, and Rhea Patel and her husband, Mehul, of New Hyde Park, look through a flier for Best Buy while waiting for the store to open. Residents of Long Island flocked to area stores ahead of Black Friday. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Matt Bernstein, center, of Jericho, holds a pile
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Matt Bernstein, center, of Jericho, holds a pile of clothes while waiting in line at Macy's inside the Roosevelt Field mall, in Garden City, on Black Friday. Shoppers hit the East Garden City mall and others looking for post-Thanksgiving bargains across Long Island. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Shoppers wait in line to purchase their items
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Shoppers wait in line to purchase their items at Macy's inside the Roosevelt Field mall in East Garden City on Black Friday. (Nov. 25, 2011)

A man yawns while purchasing items at the
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A man yawns while purchasing items at the Macy's store at Roosevelt Field, the mall in East Garden City, on Black Friday. Shoppers flocked to stores across Long Island in pursuit of Black Friday bargains. (Nov. 25, 2011)

The crowds spill into the aisles, flooding the
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The crowds spill into the aisles, flooding the Macy's store inside the Roosevelt Field mall in East Garden City in a hunt for Black Friday sale merchandise. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Shoppers inspect leather jackets for sale on Black
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Shoppers inspect leather jackets for sale on Black Friday at Macy's at the Roosevelt Field mall in East Garden City. Bargain-hunters hit stores early Friday in the hunt for post-Thanksgiving deals. (Nov. 25, 2011)

A woman races into the Macy's at the
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A woman races into the Macy's at the Roosevelt Field mall in East Garden City after finally being let in just after midnight on Thanksgiving. Shoppers flocked to area stores to take part in sales being offered during Black Friday. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Shoppers take a break between stores early on
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Shoppers take a break between stores early on Black Friday morning. The streets and stores were packed Thursday evening for an early start to Black Friday at Tanger Outlets in Riverhead. (Nov. 25, 2011)

The Nike Store displayed many sizes to choose
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The Nike Store displayed many sizes to choose from. The streets and stores were packed Thursday evening for an early start to Black Friday at Tanger Outlets in Riverhead. (Nov. 24, 2011)

The crowd rushes into the Macy's at Roosevelt
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The crowd rushes into the Macy's at Roosevelt Field in East Garden City at midnight on Thanksgiving. Residents of Long Island flocked to area stores to take part in sales being offered on Black Friday. (Nov. 25, 2011)

The crowd rushes into the Macy's store inside
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The crowd rushes into the Macy's store inside the Roosevelt Field mall in East Garden City just after midnight. Shoppers across Long Island flocked to area stores to take part in sales being offered during Black Friday. (Nov. 25, 2011)

A woman races into the Macy's inside Roosevelt
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A woman races into the Macy's inside Roosevelt Field mall in East Garden City after the midnight opening. Residents of Long Island flocked to area stores to take advantage of Black Friday sales. (Nov. 25, 2011)

The crowds spill into the aisles, flooding the
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

The crowds spill into the aisles, flooding the Macy's store inside the Roosevelt Field mall in East Garden City during the beginning of the Black Friday shopping bonanza. (Nov. 25, 2011)

Residents of Long Island flocked to area stores
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Residents of Long Island flocked to area stores to take part in sales being offered during Black Friday. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Lines for the Sony store snaked down the
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Lines for the Sony store snaked down the street. The streets and stores were packed Thursday evening for an early start to Black Friday at Tanger Outlets in Riverhead. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Arline Reiner from North Carolina takes a detour
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Arline Reiner from North Carolina takes a detour from visiting family to take advantage of the specials at Pottery Barn Outlet early Friday morning at Tanger Outlets in Riverhead. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Shoppers waiting for the Best Buy in Wesbury
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Shoppers waiting for the Best Buy in Wesbury to open watch an outdoor screening of Harry Potter in the parking lot. Residents of Long Island flocked to area stores to take part in sales being offered during Black Friday. (Nov. 24, 2011)

A shopper at Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

A shopper at Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead at the start of Black Friday. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Shoppers wait in line at Tanger Outlet Center
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Shoppers wait in line at Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead for the 10 p.m Thanksgiving sale. (Nov. 24, 2011)

A shopper reacts to a deal she got
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A shopper reacts to a deal she got at the 10 p.m Thanksgiving sale at Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Shoppers arrived at 9 p.m. at the Polo
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Shoppers arrived at 9 p.m. at the Polo factory store for their Thanksgiving sale at Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Shoppers line up for the 10 p.m. Thanksgiving
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Shoppers line up for the 10 p.m. Thanksgiving sale at Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Shoppers' cars fill the parking lot for the
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Shoppers' cars fill the parking lot for the 10 p.m Thanksgiving night sales at Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Andrew Smith of Uniondale, waits outside the Best
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Andrew Smith of Uniondale, waits outside the Best Buy store in Westbury. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Kayla Weiss, Ashleigh Murphy, Amanda Milano and Alice
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Kayla Weiss, Ashleigh Murphy, Amanda Milano and Alice Murphy, all from Shirley, leave Juicy Couture at Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead on Thanksgiving night. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Shoppers at the Walmart store in Westbury at
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Shoppers at the Walmart store in Westbury at the start of Black Friday. (Nov. 24, 2011)

People are entertained while they wait in the
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People are entertained while they wait in the parking lot at the Best Buy store in Westbury before the start of Black Friday. Nov. 24, 2011)

People flock to the Walmart store in Westbury
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People flock to the Walmart store in Westbury at the start of Black Friday. (Nov. 24, 2011)

People wait in line at the Best Buy
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People wait in line at the Best Buy store in Westbury at the start of Black Friday. (Nov. 24, 2011)

A security worker outside of the Valley Stream
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A security worker outside of the Valley Stream Walmart store directs waiting shoppers Thursday night. (Nov. 24,2011)

Shoppers wait outside the Walmart store in Westbury
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Shoppers wait outside the Walmart store in Westbury before the start of Black Friday. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Security workers outside of the Valley Stream Walmart
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Security workers outside of the Valley Stream Walmart store watch over hundreds of waiting shoppers before the start of Black Friday sales. (Nov. 24, 2011)

A security worker stands outside of the Valley
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A security worker stands outside of the Valley Stream Walmart store as shoppers wait for the start of Black Friday sales. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Shoppers wait outside the Valley Stream Walmart store
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Shoppers wait outside the Valley Stream Walmart store before the start of Black Friday. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Shoppers wait outside the Valley Stream Walmart store
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Shoppers wait outside the Valley Stream Walmart store before the start of Black Friday. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Hannah Kyoung of Westbury passes time with her
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Hannah Kyoung of Westbury passes time with her children Craig An, 4, and Claire An, 2, inside their tent outside the Best Buy store in Westbury on Thanksgiving night. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Jim Buonagura, left, of Levittown, Michelle Curry of
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Jim Buonagura, left, of Levittown, Michelle Curry of Elmont, Danielle Buonagura of Levittown and Diane Curry of Elmont heat up their Thanksgiving dinner outside the Best Buy store in Westbury on Thursday night. (Nov. 24, 2011)

People on Thanksgiving night wait outside the Best
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People on Thanksgiving night wait outside the Best Buy store in Westbury. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Westbury, Thursday Novemebr 24, 2011. People wait in
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Westbury, Thursday Novemebr 24, 2011. People wait in line outside Best Buy in Westbury. November 24, 2011. Newsday photo/ Jessica Rotkiewicz

Westbury, Thursday Novemebr 24, 2011. Stafford Harmitt, of
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Westbury, Thursday Novemebr 24, 2011. Stafford Harmitt, of Holis, reads the sales fyler as he waits outside Best Buy to open for the Black Friday sales in Westbury on November 24, 2011. Newsday photo/ Jessica Rotkiewicz

Westbury, Thursday Novemebr 24, 2011. People wait in
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Westbury, Thursday Novemebr 24, 2011. People wait in line outside Best Buy in Westbury. November 24, 2011. Newsday photo/ Jessica Rotkiewicz

Linda Sikora carries a 32-inch television out if
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Linda Sikora carries a 32-inch television out if the Kmart on Sunrise Highway in Bohemia on Thanksgiving Day. She says she got it on sale for $199.99 and will give it to her husband as a Christmas gift. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Linda Sikora, carries out a 32 in. TV
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Linda Sikora, carries out a 32 in. TV with help from her brother Daniel Gross, which she got on sale for $199.99 from K-Mart on Sunrise Highway in Bohemia early Thursday. She purchased it as a Christmas present for her husband. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Mohammad Farook, of Floral Park, lined up for
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Mohammad Farook, of Floral Park, lined up for 30 hours at the Westbury Best Buy to get a LCD TV, laptop, and GPS at midnight Thursday. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Mohammad Farook of Floral Park camps out in
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Mohammad Farook of Floral Park camps out in line Thanksgiving Day at Best Buy in Westbury. He hopes to purchase an LCD TV, laptop and GPS device. (Nov. 24, 2011)

A cashier rings up a pair of holiday
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A cashier rings up a pair of holiday slippers just after 7 a.m. at Kmart in Bohemia. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Lawmakers have urged retailers to be forthright about
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Lawmakers have urged retailers to be forthright about layaway fees. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Seven companies based in Asia have settled claims
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Seven companies based in Asia have settled claims by officials in eight states that they conspired to inflate prices for liquid-crystal display screens used in televisions and computer monitors. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Eddie Feder, of Shirley, shops just after 7
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Eddie Feder, of Shirley, shops just after 7 a.m. at Kmart in Bohemia. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Shoppers flock to Roosevelt Field in East Garden
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Shoppers flock to Roosevelt Field in East Garden City to get an early start on the holiday shopping season. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Shoppers flock to Roosevelt Field in East Garden
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Shoppers flock to Roosevelt Field in East Garden City to get an early start on the holiday buying season. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Shoppers flock to Roosevelt Field in Garden City
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Shoppers flock to Roosevelt Field in Garden City to get an early start on the holiday buying season. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Shoppers at Roosevelt Field. (Nov. 20, 2011)
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Shoppers at Roosevelt Field. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Roosevelt Field shoppers get an early start on
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Roosevelt Field shoppers get an early start on their holiday buying. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Shoppers at Roosevelt Field in Garden City getting
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Shoppers at Roosevelt Field in Garden City getting an early start on the holiday buying season. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Shoppers flock to the Smith Haven mall in
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Shoppers flock to the Smith Haven mall in Centereach to start their gift-buying. (Nov. 13, 2011)

Santa ornaments made by Don Dailey cost $25
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Santa ornaments made by Don Dailey cost $25 to $32. Made on LI is in the Buckingham Variety Store in Oyster Bay. ( Nov. 21, 2011)

Sophia Mangelli, 4, of Bayville, tries on a
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Sophia Mangelli, 4, of Bayville, tries on a handmade winter hat at the "Made on LI" section of Buckingham Variety Store in Oyster Bay. (Nov. 21, 2011)

Shoppers flock to the Smith Haven mall in
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Shoppers flock to the Smith Haven mall in Centereach to start their holiday gift-buying. (Nov. 13, 2011)

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