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Saturday, December 28th, 2013
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Caitlin Halterman, Coldwater, and her friend, Brittany George, Columbus, look for some after-Christmas bargains at Ace Hardware in Celina on Thursday. Local retailers report the Christmas shopping season was a little better than last year's.

Related online story:
Local merchants are experiencing a bit more holiday cheer this Christmas shopping season with sales slightly higher than 2012.
Retailers say they are happy with the bump, especially since national forecasts called for flat or lower sales compared to last year. [More]
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