Black Friday shoppers carry their purchases while looking for bargains at the Edgewater Mall on Nov. 25, 2011. Sales tax numbers show some people may have started shopping earlier in South Mississippi, where sales tax diversions were up 2.5 percent for October sales.
Black Friday shoppers carry their purchases while looking for bargains at the Edgewater Mall on Nov. 25, 2011. Sales tax numbers show some people may have started shopping earlier in South Mississippi, where sales tax diversions were up 2.5 percent for October sales. AMANDA McCOY amccoy@sunherald.com
Black Friday shoppers carry their purchases while looking for bargains at the Edgewater Mall on Nov. 25, 2011. Sales tax numbers show some people may have started shopping earlier in South Mississippi, where sales tax diversions were up 2.5 percent for October sales. AMANDA McCOY amccoy@sunherald.com

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