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A local bank branch is closing but the reason is leaving some in Victoria a little upset.
Newscenter 25's David Gibson tells us what businesses are closing.
I spent the day talking to Victorians and getting their reactions to this bank closing.
The bank of America on north Navarro inside the Heritage Mark office building in Victoria is closing its doors October 9th 2018.
Bank of America's corporate office released this statement on why they are closing the doors.
"While the decision to close a financial center is a difficult one, it is driven primarily by changing banking behaviors as more clients have adopted our online and mobile banking offerings because of the convenience they provide.
customers can still access their accounts online and thru mobile apps," adds Colleen Haggerty, bank of America spokesperson.
A Federal Reserve Board survey from 2016 found that 43 percent of all mobile phone users with bank accounts  use mobile banking in the previous 12 months that's up from 22 percent from 2011.
But for one resident hearing the news of the bank closing really hurts her heart.
"It makes me feel very sad for the whole banking industry. Its very difficult to do," says Barbara Campbell, Customer.
Barbara Campbell says she banks for her dad and the don't bank online.
"I actually bank for my dad, he is 92 and without online we have no way to go. So its just very sad," tells Campbell.

Campbell wants the bank to know not everyone is able to switch with the new change.
"Not everyone is online and i wish that the industries could realize that," declares Campbell.

Campbell offers a solution for herself and other bankers.
"Maybe we will have to go to smaller independent credit unions or banks," exclaims Campbell.
I also checked out a tip into the Newscenter 25 newsroom--the Chipotle here in Victoria is closing it's doors on July 26th.
So Chipotle lovers better hurry and get your  last fix.
Many of you may have seen the Ashley home furniture going out of business billboard, well they are only closing their outlet and not their whole store.
Owner Paige Streiff says that the store is staying but just their outlet is closing, she says she wants to put something new in the empty space, but doesn't know what yet.
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