Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in U.S.

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    Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the U.S.

    The stores in Anchorage and Fairbanks will close for rentals after Sunday night and reopen Tuesday for video liquidation sales through the end of August, said Kevin Daymude, general manager of Blockbuster Alaska.

    "It's going to be crazy," Daymude said of the temporary reopening. He said residents were sad when they heard the news and many people have been reminiscing about their Blockbuster memories.

    The news was announced to Alaskans on Blockbuster Alaska's Facebook page.
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