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Nearly 50 people to lose jobs from K-Mart closing in Mason City

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Mason City, Iowa (FOX 47) -- The K-Mart in Mason City is set to close this April, which will be making the job market a little more crowded.

The store is closing as part of K-Mart's on-going attempt to reduce expenses and accelerate other areas of it's business model.

Nearly 50 employees work at the store in Mason City, and all will have the opportunity to apply for open positions at surrounding Sears and K-Mart stores.

For shoppers looking to swoop in on deals, the liquidation sale will begin in early February.

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