LAKELAND, Fla. - Bank of America, Charlotte, N.C., plans to close 82 in-store Publix Super Market locations over the next 24 months, citing a need to focus on its own banking locations. The supermarket chain says it will use the space itself rather than put in replacement bank branches. "There are no current plans to replace the Bank of America vestibules in our stores," said Maria Brous, spokeswoman for Publix here. "At this time the available space will become part of the sales floor." ...

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