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Shoppers Rush to Buy Last Minute Gifts

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Shoppers make their last minute run this last holiday weekend to grab the essentials before Christmas.      

Joplin's Pearl Brothers is offering customers big discounts, with more than half the store marked down.

Big deals on tools and big items like vacuum cleaners and grills.

Owner Harold Berger says the season has been pretty steady since Black Friday but decided to stay open Sunday to accommodate last minute shoppers.

"I've mostly got the big things taken care of, mostly with cash for grandkids and things like that. And this weekend I'm just coming out and getting smaller things for them to open under the tree. And I've waited kinda long to do this so I picked this afternoon to do it," says Joplin shopper Sue Madden.

Yesterday's Super Saturday is expected to be the biggest shopping day of the year even topping Black Friday.

Before you go out make sure to check ahead. Some stores like those in Northpark Mall close on Christmas. While many stay open longer with extended holiday hours all the way up to Christmas Eve.
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