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“It’s just really sad to hear that happening,” said Monika Barera, 50, shopping Wednesday at a downtown Borders in Ann Arbor. That store isn’t closing, but four others in Michigan are. “I just hope they can find a way through.”



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Associated Press Writers Hillel Italie in New York, David Runk in Ann Arbor, Mich., and Ed White in Detroit contributed to this story.