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8/6/05-Tyler

Tax Free Weekend Bringing Out Steady Flow Of Shoppers

Saturday was day two of the tax free weekend across the state and local shopping centers are packed.
Parents scooping up back-to-school items and eager shoppers lined store aisles.
Shoppers stand to save about eight dollars for each 100 spent.
Its estimated 47 million dollars will be saved for all shoppers across the state.
Store managers said business this year appears to be up compared to last year.
"It's more steady, we're steady," said Debbie Bancook, Manager at Target. "Before, last year, it was like one big thing on Friday or one big thing on Saturday, or one big thing on Sunday, but it's like constant now."

Maya Golden reporting, mgolden@kltv.com

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