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The 11th Frame: Bruce Hall explains one big reason bowling centers are closing

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, November 2, 2012 11:00 am

The news of bowling centers closing is so common these days it hardly causes a stir. Why they close is sometimes not even considered. Many centers close because of declining business, but that’s not always the reason. In some cases, the center’s location is so valuable it simply doesn’t make sense for it to remain the home of a bowling center. A prime example in Wisconsin was Echo Bowl in Milwaukee, a solid family-owned center that became a Walgreens a few years back. The...

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