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Champps will abruptly shut down three Cleveland market locations tonight

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LYNDHURST, OH (WOIO) -

Several local food and sports lovers are shocked to learn that Champps Amerciana is abruptly shutting down three locations. 

Saturday, November 16, is the last chance for customers to experience Champps in the Cleveland market.

The sports bars in Westlake, Valley View and Lyndhurst will no longer be serving customers, although other Champps locations nationwide are said to remain open at this time.

Employees and managers at the Lyndhurst location say that they are particularly taken aback by the news because they were informed either the night before or the day of closing.  This means that 60 to 80 staff members are now unemployed from each of the three locations.

According to workers, it appears that the closings may be a result of rental agreement issues.

A general manager at one of the locations states that the Fox and Hound Restaurant Group is the entity behind Champps but they were unavailable for comment on the issue.

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