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U.S. households plan to spend an average 7.8 percent less for this year's back-to-school shopping season because of the bumpy economic recovery, the National Retail Federation says. Customers are shown looking at merchandise at a Target store in Colma, Calif., in 2011.

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A recent national telephone survey found 75 percent of respondents believe the sale and use of pot will eventually be legal nationwide. Do you think marijuana should be legal in Alabama?

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