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Several malls offered freebies to lure in customers, including a free car.

Arundel Mills in Hanover, Md., welcomed an estimated 20,000 shoppers between midnight and 4 a.m. and gave away one Toyota Prius.

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Last updated November 27 2009: 3:41 PM ET
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