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Online petitions multiply to protest retailers' plans to open on Thanksgiving

It's not just Target taking flack for the early opening time. The Pioneer Press reports new petitions are popping up to push Best Buy, Macy's and many others to reconsider plans to roll out the Black Friday deals hours earlier this year.
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It's not just Target taking flack for the early opening time. The Pioneer Press reports new petitions are popping up to push Best Buy, Macy's and many others to reconsider plans to roll out the Black Friday deals hours earlier this year.

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