Blockbuster to close final store in Alaska

    Fairbanks, Alaska (KINY) The Blockbuster in North Pole plans to close in April.

    The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that the store had a loyal following but too few customers to keep the doors open.  Blockbuster's website lists only three open locations outside of Alaska, two in Oregon and the other in Texas.

    About 40 people were on hand for a liquidation sale of their videos and inventory on Wednesday.   Customers bought stacks of movies market at between $5 and $15.




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