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A popular athletic retailer with two locations in the state will soon be closing its doors for good.

Sports Authority will soon liquidate all 450 stores nationwide and wind down operations in the coming months.

The store has two locations in Iowa, one at Water Tower Place in West Des Moines and another on SE 5th Street in Ames.

However, they won't be there for much longer.

It's the final chapter in the store's quest to reorganize under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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