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For some shoppers heading to stores for Black Friday is tradition

For some shoppers heading to stores for Black Friday is tradition

Black Friday may be losing some of its luster to online buying and Thanksgiving day door-busters, but for shoppers like Dyane Munford, it’s as “exhilarating” as ever, a time to strategize, divide and conquer the best deals.

The Owings Mills social worker followed her annual tradition of pre-dawn shopping Friday, armed with a game plan for splitting up a master list of must-have items among friends and family who were deployed to Toys R Us, Macy’s and other stores. They intended to donate some items to children and charities.

“I’m from the old school… You need to come into the store and look at the items for yourself to determine that’s what you want,” said Munford, who was...

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