Can Black Friday save the economy?

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By Michael McFall, News Editor

Charlie Brown would be ashamed8212;like Snoopy, this week’s holiday news section has gone all commercial.
Black Friday came and went, and national reports indicate the economy is benefiting slightly more from it this year than last. But the month isn’t over yet, and the U Campus Store is preparing for it8212;including an invitation to the real Santa Claus for a cameo.
Of course, how much consumers will actually spend on “I threw beer on Max Hall’s family” T-shirts and Snuggies might be affected by how much of their Thanksgiving leftovers they eat beforehand, according to a recent U study.