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SIKESTON -- Local merchants are kicking off the holiday shopping season with open houses planned for the next two weekends.
This weekend Charleston merchants are extending their hours for a three-day open house from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
"Several stores will be offering different in-store specials," said Karen Teeters, executive director of the Charleston Chamber of Commerce.
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