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Richie Smith of Houston sits on a treadmill, waiting for his wife to return from the electronics section in the Missouri City, Texas WalMart during Black Friday. Stores like WalMart and Target opened hours earlier than in years past for Black Friday sales, causing consumers to spend more than $52 billion over the weekend, according to survey by the National Retail Federation.

Shannon Kintner | Daily Texan Staff

Visitors take in the nocturnal sight of the Alamo in downtown San Antonio this past Wednesday. The Alamo is the single most popular tourist attraction in the state of Texas.

Jorge Corona | Daily Texan Staff

Oscar Gonzalez, a Houston tourist, looks at a wax robot outside San Antonio’s Louis Tussaud’s Wax Works museum.

Jorge Corona | Daily Texan Staff

Chris Bykowski adjusts a mannequin’s hat Sunday evening at Dandy’s, a vendor stand on South Congress Avenue owned by Bykowksi and his wife that features handmade turn-of-the-century pieces such as pipes, bow ties, suits and wallets.

Danielle Villasana | Daily Texan Staff