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Merchants prepping for Christmas season

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Events kickoff holiday shopping for locals, visitors

michellef@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- The Halloween decorations may still be out, but merchants are already gearing up for Christmas. And they'll be stocking the latest merchandise and running special sales for customers in upcoming weeks with holiday open houses.

"The shopping seems to begin earlier every year, and we're just trying to keep up," said Brandon Kuehn, executive director of Sikeston's Historic Midtown Development Group. Its annual event, is set for Nov. 6-8.

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