AP PHOTOS: Black Friday from bargains to brawls

AP PHOTOS: Ready, set, shop! Black Friday from bargains to brawls

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AP PHOTOS: Black Friday from bargains to brawls
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A shopper looks at televisions at a Best Buy store, Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, in Franklin, Tenn., after the store opened at midnight. Black Friday, the day when retailers traditionally turn a profit for the year, got a jump start this year as many stores opened just as families were finishing up Thanksgiving dinner. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Shoppers waited in line, fought through crowds and even cut short Thanksgiving dinner to snap up the best deals of the year.

Black Friday, the day when retailers traditionally turn a profit for the year, got a jump start when many stores opened Thursday evening.

Here, in images, are scenes from Black Friday from across the nation:

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