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Blockbuster's store manager, Bobbie Scarborough, replaces weekend rentals Monday morning in Bemidji. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Bemidij Blockbuster manager says local store not among locations to close

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While hundreds of Blockbuster stores nationwide have recently been identified for closure, the Bemidji video and game rental store will stay open.


In fact, the local store's manager said the store is thriving.

"Now that we're the last one (rental store) in town, that's made a big difference," Bobbie Scarborough said. "We're definitely going to be around."

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Steve Wagner
Grand Forks Herald Editor Steve Wagner can be reached at 701.780.1104 and Prior to joining the Herald, Wagner worked at the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer and The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He also previously worked at newspapers in the Twin Cities and Iowa.
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