Gainesville biz owners encourage local holiday shopping to help area economy

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The holiday season is upon us and that means Americans will be spending more than usual. Where consumers decide to spend their money can have an impact on their community. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Shannon McCarthy reports, consumers should weigh their options before taking out their checkbooks.

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News sources:  Chairman of Gainesville SCORE Chapter, Tom Lovegrove, Wild Iris Book co-owner, Cheryl Calhoun

About Shannon McCarthy

Shannon is a reporter for WUFT News who may be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news @wuft.org

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