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Movie Gallery Inc. is closing all its stores as part of a May bankruptcy filing, including Hollywood Video in south Moorhead, which closes today. The video rental store is liquidating everything, including movies, video games, DVD cases, shelving and its televisions. Chris Franz / The Forum

Video stores close, shrink as new deliveries change habits

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In the midst of a remodeling project that cut the size of Take 2 Video in half, a hand-written sign was placed outside letting passers-by on South University Drive know the video rental store was still open.

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"When they see the construction, I would assume the worst as well," said store manager Nathan Lampl.

After all, changes in the rental landscape have not been kind to these brick-and-mortar businesses.

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