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The holiday shopping season is upon us, and thousands of people all across the country hit the malls as early as Thanksgiving night to get the jump on special deals. Jaclyn Kelley visited Lakeside Mall early Black Friday morning to find out what the mall has planned for the biggest shopping day of the year.

Over 30 stores opened at 8:00 p.m. Thanksgiving night, and another dozen opened at midnight, and according to Trisha Phillpott of Lakeside Mal, it was busy early in the night, with many people shopping and even grabbing a snack in the food court.

Lakeside Mall officially opens at 6:00 a.m. and the traffic so far has followed suit with stores opening, getting busy at 8:00 p.m., midnight, and then again at 6:00 a.m. Friday morning.

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