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Black Friday sales underway as shoppers hunt for bargains

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NEW YORK — Millions of people are heading to the stores today to begin, or continue, their holiday shopping.

Some folks didn't wait for Black Friday after having their Thanksgiving Day meal.

They got started late yesterday afternoon, when stores like Wal-Mart and Toys R Us opened.

The National Retail Federation expects some 99.7 million people will be shopping today, and about 135.8 throughout the four-day weekend.