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The last Blockbusters in Alaska are finally closing, leaving just one location of the video rental chain left in the entire US

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Blockbuster's final two locations in Alaska are set to close, the stores' general manager announced on Thursday.
Alaska was Blockbuster's last frontier, thanks to the state's long winters and generally slow WiFi.
Now, it appears that only a single Blockbuster remains will open in all of the United States: a store in Bend, Oregon.
Alaska, long the last frontier of Blockbuster, is about to lose the last holdouts of the video-rental chain. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Why this cactus is listed for $250,000 See Also: Sears lays off 200...
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