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News Wed Mar 21 2007

Hope for the Indies?

In the bigger they are, the harder they fall department, the Sun-Times reports that Borders is looking to sub-let four of their Chicago stores, including the Lincoln Park store at 2817 N. Clark St. and the more recent location at 755 W. North Ave. If Borders can find tenants for these locations, the bookstores will close. Is this a ray of hope for Chicago's beleaguered independent bookshops? We'll see.

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