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    Midnight Massacree as Black Friday Fever Hits Johnson City, TN

     
    Johnson City, Tennessee :: http://robertstromberg.com :: News report on the midnight madness shopping spree across the United States, aka Black Friday. Customers respond while on line, discussing economic woes and the state of our nation. The TVs are big. The lights are bright. Spirits are high!

    5 stores and The Mall in 3 hours. Best Buy, HH Gregg, Old Navy, Target, Toys R Us, Belk's, JC Penney and The Mall. There was even a hold-up and robbery of $1,500 worth of stuff at the Jonesboro Walmart.

    "I'm just here... I want to be an event that matters!" stated one gentleman waiting in line. Some shoppers camped for two nights, weathering rain and ice for the top spots at Best Buy. People saved between $200 and $800 dollars on televisions and appliances.

    There was even some indication of a rivalry between the Best Buy and HH Gregg lines. It was dramatic. It was exciting. It was cold and disappointing. It was fun.

    Black Friday Midnight Massacree
    Friday, November 25, 2011
    By Robert Stromberg
    November 2011

    HD 720 version available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-HX6rN6PRs

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