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Hundreds of Craig residents flooded the aisles Friday at Walmart for the box retailer's annual Black Friday sale. Despite employee protests and customer violence at chains across the country, Walmart reported 2012 marked the best ever Black Friday sale.

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The official start of the Christmas shopping season began a few hours earlier this year when Walmart’s corporate office announced it would begin its Black Friday sale at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day at stores all across the country. The announcement sparked rumors of nationwide protests and by press time on Friday nearly every news agency from Miami to Seattle featured a report about an employee strike at a local Walmart.

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