COLUMBIA — Black Friday is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year. On the day after Thanksgiving, stores kick off the holiday shopping season by opening their doors early and offering deep discounts. But amid a recession and the highest unemployment rate in more than a quarter of a century, 2009 might be the second holiday season in a row that Americans opt to celebrate less expensively.
Today's Question: How much will you spend on the holidays this year?
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