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Posted on Fri, Nov 25, 2011 : 4:42 a.m.

Images from Black Friday as shoppers seek deals at Ann Arbor area stores

By Melanie Maxwell

The clock struck midnight — and the holiday shopping season kicked into high gear throughout the Ann Arbor area.


Briarwood Mall opened its doors at midnight Thursday.

Melanie Maxwell |

With several big-box stores and Briarwood Mall stores opening at midnight for the first time, Black Friday has a different feel this year.

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paul wiener

Fri, Nov 25, 2011 : 3:52 p.m.

Pathetic, ignorant, shallow, wasteful, hypocritical sheep.

Ace Ventura

Fri, Nov 25, 2011 : 5:10 p.m.

Smug, arrogant, bitter, envious, Bah! Humbug!


Fri, Nov 25, 2011 : 5:05 p.m.

C'mon, Paul....tell us how you REALLY feel.