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Downtown merchants look for a big lift on Small Business Saturday

Long Islanders turned to small businesses Saturday for holiday shopping, helping local businesses that have been struggling due to the pandemic. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story.  Credit: Newsday / John Conrad Williams Jr.; Corey Sipkin

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