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JCPenney store to close soon

ParkSide mall is about to lose its last anchor store. JCPenney spokesman Quinton Crenshaw confirmed Thursday that it will close its ParkSide discount store "on or before May 1."

Note to readers

To improve our news report, we're changing a few things in our business and religion coverage. Our business feature called "Working, a Day on the Job in south Pinellas," will move from Sunday to Wednesday. On religion, we plan to cover news as it happens _ not just group it all on a religion page one day a week. On Wednesdays, we will continue to run "Religion Highlights," news and notes about our religious communities. And on Sundays _ closer to the day of worship for many of our readers _ we will have at least one story on religion.