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JCPenny Stores Announces 33 Stores Closing

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JCPenney workers across the country will soon be jobless. Luckily, none of those will be in North Dakota.

The store announced yesterday that it will close 33 stores nationwide. About 2,000 people will lose their jobs. All of the North Dakota locations are still open.

Employees say closing stores is something that happens every year.

"It's always a tough and unfortunate decision to close stores, but kind of part of the business to make sure we have the right stores open in the right places," says store leader, Thomas Dennis.

The JCPenney stores in Butte and Cut Bank Montana will be closing.

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