Lining Up for Best Buys

The early bird gets the gadget.

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You can also swing over to the new Michigan Ave. Victoria's Secret and receive a Free $65 tote with $60 purchase.
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It was a long, cold wait for Best Buy shoppers who lined up outside the Michigan Avenue store to get ahold of one of the store's doorbuster items.
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At 5 a.m. on the dot, the doors open and the race was on.
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It wasn't your typical scrum, because employees handed out these green flyers to the people in line, which guaranteed the object of their desire.
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Truman College student Eric Avila got in line at 6:30 p.m. Thursday to snag a Sony Vaio laptop. He spent less than $500 for an item that usually costs more than $800.
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Cameras also proved to be a popular item in the store.
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It was a similar scene at other stores along Michigan Avenue.
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Look for more shopping madness throughout the day including the opening of the new Puma store at 108 N. State St.
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You can also swing over to the new Michigan Ave. Victoria's Secret and receive a Free $65 tote with $60 purchase.
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