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Nine arrests in Walmart protest, business still brisk

Walmart customers leave the store as they are greeted by striking Walmart workers and supporters during a protest on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012.REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Walmart customers leave the store as they are greeted by striking Walmart workers and supporters during a protest on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012.REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Walmart customers leave the store as they are greeted by striking Walmart workers and supporters during a protest on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012.REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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Striking Walmart workers and supporters protest at a store on Black Friday in Paramont, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Striking Walmart workers and supporters protest at a store on Black Friday in Paramont, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Striking Walmart workers and supporters protest at a store on Black Friday in Paramont, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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Striking Walmart workers and supporters protest at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Striking Walmart workers and supporters protest at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Striking Walmart workers and supporters protest at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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Police detain retired pastor William P. Miller, of The United Methodist Church, who is one of the nine people arrested after refusing to leave the street, during a protest for striking Walmart employees at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Police detain retired pastor William P. Miller, of The United Methodist Church, who is one of the nine people arrested after refusing to leave the street, during a protest for striking Walmart employees at a store on Black Friday in Paramount,...more

Police detain retired pastor William P. Miller, of The United Methodist Church, who is one of the nine people arrested after refusing to leave the street, during a protest for striking Walmart employees at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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A woman signals to supporters as she is arrested during a protest for striking Walmart employees at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

A woman signals to supporters as she is arrested during a protest for striking Walmart employees at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

A woman signals to supporters as she is arrested during a protest for striking Walmart employees at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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Striking Walmart workers and supporters protest at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Striking Walmart workers and supporters protest at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Striking Walmart workers and supporters protest at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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A man holds a sign during a protest for striking Walmart employees at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

A man holds a sign during a protest for striking Walmart employees at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

A man holds a sign during a protest for striking Walmart employees at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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Police arrest a man during a protest for striking Walmart employees at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Police arrest a man during a protest for striking Walmart employees at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Police arrest a man during a protest for striking Walmart employees at a store on Black Friday in Paramount, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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Protesters demonstrate outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States. REUTERS/John Gress

Protesters demonstrate outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States. REUTERS/John Gress

Protesters demonstrate outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States. REUTERS/John Gress
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Protesters demonstrate outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States. REUTERS/John Gress

Protesters demonstrate outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States. REUTERS/John Gress

Protesters demonstrate outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States. REUTERS/John Gress
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Protesters demonstrate outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States. REUTERS/John Gress

Protesters demonstrate outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States. REUTERS/John Gress

Protesters demonstrate outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States. REUTERS/John Gress
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Protesters demonstrate outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States. REUTERS/John Gress

Protesters demonstrate outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States. REUTERS/John Gress

Protesters demonstrate outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States. REUTERS/John Gress
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Striking Walmart store employee Tyrone Robinson protests outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States. REUTERS/John Gress

Striking Walmart store employee Tyrone Robinson protests outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States....more

Striking Walmart store employee Tyrone Robinson protests outside a Walmart store in Chicago November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States. REUTERS/John Gress
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Protesters picket outside a Walmart store as holiday sales commence in San Leandro, California November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Noah Berger

Protesters picket outside a Walmart store as holiday sales commence in San Leandro, California November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Noah Berger

Protesters picket outside a Walmart store as holiday sales commence in San Leandro, California November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Noah Berger
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Striking Walmart workers and supporters protest at a store on Black Friday in Paramont, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Striking Walmart workers and supporters protest at a store on Black Friday in Paramont, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Striking Walmart workers and supporters protest at a store on Black Friday in Paramont, California, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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