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Bemidji Blockbuster to close after all

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BEMIDJI -- The Blockbuster in Bemidji will close by the end of the year after all.

Dish Network, the ailing video store chain's parent company, announced last week that it would close its remaining 300 Blockbuster stores early next year. The Bemidji and Grand Forks, N.D., locations appeared to be safe because of their status as franchise stores.


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