JCPenney announced it will be closing 33 under performing stores nationwide.
The company announced the decision in a press release Wednesday.
About 2,000 positions will be eliminated with the closings.
The closings are expected to save the company $65 million beginning in 2014.
The only locations in Virginia closing are in Bristol and Norfolk.
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