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Growth _ but not expansion _ in US Internet gambling market
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Why government and tech can't agree about encryption
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Poland's ruling party blasted in conflict over top judges
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Today is Black Friday, the official start of the holiday shopping season and well known for early bird specials to attract customers to retail stores. According to Chicago based research firm Market Track, each year the differences between in-store and online purchases have narrowed. Retailers are shifting their messages from one that focuses strictly on price to one that emphasizes convenience, faster delivery and free shipping.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think that holiday shopping trends are moving towards more Thanksgiving Day sales or less?