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Blockbuster Closing 300 Stores; 3,000 Out Of Work

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(KTVI) – Dish Network is closing 300 more Blockbuster stores. This puts about 3,000 employees out of work.

Dish bought the bankrupt video-rental chain in March 2011 $320-million. Dish closed about 500 Blockbuster stores last year.

The latest closings will leave 500 stores nationwide.  Dish has been using its Blockbuster stores to sell its satellite services.