iPad 2 release brings crowds to Columbia Best Buy

Friday, March 11, 2011 | 10:18 p.m. CST; updated 11:24 p.m. CST, Friday, March 11, 2011

COLUMBIA — At about 4:30 p.m. Friday, more than 70 people waited in line outside Best Buy hoping to be one of the lucky 20 to receive a "golden" special ticket — not to gain admittance to a chocolate factory but to be among the first people in Columbia to buy an Apple iPad 2.