Black Friday is approaching and all the popular ads are breaking almost every day. To keep you in the know we have listed the hot deals being offered from the top three retailers and our local small businesses.

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Walmart, opening Thanksgiving Day at 6 p.m. will be offering a 40" Element TV for $125, a 50" Element for $225, and a 55" 4K Phillips for $298. If you are in the need for the latest Apple or Samsung smartphone, Walmart will be offering $0 down plus a $250 Walmart gift card for qualifying AT&T customers.

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For Verizon and Sprint customers, Target, opening Thanksgiving Day at 6 p.m., is offering $0 down plus a $250 Target gift card on an iPhone 7.

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Best Buy, opening on Thanksgiving Day at 5 p.m., is the place to be if you are in the need for a new laptop. The retailer is offering a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 for $599.99 and an Apple MacBook Air for $999.99.

To help drive consumers to shop local merchants, there is Small Business Saturday, the Saturday following Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Since Nov. 4, 2010 small businesses across the U.S. offer special discounts to their customers who help their business be successful.

Here is a list of some of our local small businesses who will be participating in Small Business Saturday. Please stop by these great businesses and show your support for our community.

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    Pop-Abilities

    Pop-Abilities located at 7349 Honeysuckle Drive, Suite 120 in Temple will be celebrating their annual Holiday Open House on Small Business Saturday. Follow Pop-Abilities on Facebook to see what great deals they will be offering.

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    Lone Grove Trading Company

    Lone Grove Trading Company located at 2421 N. Main St. will be offering a 30 percent discount on your total purchase for Black Friday and a 20 percent discount on your total purchase for Small Business Saturday.

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    Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery

    Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery located at 6102 W. Adams, Suite B in Temple will be offering 15 percent off your total order on Small Business Saturday.

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    Snickelbritches

    Snickelbritches located at 2608 N. Main St. in Belton will be open Thanksgiving Day from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Black Friday and Small Business Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Follow their Facebook page to stay up-to-date on their special discounts for all three days.

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    Flamingo Grove

    Flamingo Grove located at 2421 N. Main St. in Belton will be celebrating the opening of the remodeled store. Plus, they will be offering 30 percent off of your total purchase on Black Friday and 20 percent off your total purchase on Small Business Saturday.

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    Cochran Blair & Potts

    Cochran Blair & Potts located at 221 E. Central Ave. in Belton will be offering 25 percent off selected women's clothing and 50 percent off selected men's clothing.

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    YOUphoria Day Spa & Salon

    YOUphoria will be offering for every $100 spent in YOUphoria gift cards, you will receive $20 in YOUphoria bucks.

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