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Red-eyed shoppers cash in on Black Friday bargains

Shoppers were busy south of the border before sunrise Friday, many having lined up overnight.

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Andrea Russell fills her shopping cart in this Tonawanda Target Friday morning.

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The Canadian and American border crossing at Lewiston-Queenston from Ontario to New York is empty around one o'clock Friday morning.

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The early hour didn’t stop shoppers from descending on this Best Buy in Tonawanda, N.Y., just outside Buffalo.

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Canadian Tracey Daub is ready to head home with her purchases around 3 a.m.

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Eric Peters is going home with a new 32-inch television.

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Shoppers stroll through a Target in Tonawanda around 3 a.m.

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People began shopping at this Target in Burbank, Calif., on Thursday evening. Many stores opened earlier than usual this year to capitalize on bargain hunters.

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Annette and Jimmy McClellan shop for knives at a Wal-Mart store in Chicago.

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Shoppers carry shopping bags as they leave Macy's in New York City - before the sun has a chance to rise.

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Shoppers fill the streets in Herald Square, outside Macy’s, in New York City early Friday. Black Friday has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the U.S.

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Shoppers look over items on sale at a Macy's store in New York.

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Jason Um, left, and Steven Le joke around while sitting with their bags while shopping at a mall in Cerritos, Calif.

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Consumers fill a Disney store in Glendale, Calif.

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Hollister Co. attracted Black Friday shoppers with a lifeguard model outside their store in Glendale, Calif.

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Becky Hind, left, of Roseville, Calif., and her sister Sherie Cobb of Ferndale, Wash., leave Bellis Fair Mall after a Black Friday middle of the night shopping spree in Bellingham, Wash.

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Two women exit the Target store in the Bellis Fair Mall after shopping during the early morning on Black Friday.

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Shoppers continued to file through the Walden Galleria mall in Buffalo all afternoon.

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As the day wore on, many could be found on benches or chairs throughout the mall.

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Or on any piece of floor space they could find, like Canadians Melissa Murdoch, Mariette McAllister and Rebecca Czerlau who made the trip from Port Colborne, Ont.

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Priyanka Wale, 18 months, shops with her parents at the Walden Galleria mall.

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