Shoppers pour into N.D. stores
Published 11/29/2008, The Jamestown Sun
North Dakota shoppers poured into the stores early on the day after Thanksgiving, many of them with few worries about the leaner financial times around the country. “Nope. Not here. Not unless oil falls below $40 a barrel,” Heather Bashus, 36, of Bismarck, said as she waited in line at an Old Navy store shortly after 4 a.m. Friday, hoping to nab one of the free MP3 players the store was giving away. “We’re kind of in our own insulated bubble here.”Word count: 552
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