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Snow shuts down some area malls, theaters for the day

Updated: 2013-02-27T05:15:06Z

Some area shopping centers are taking a ‘snow day,’ shutting down today with plans to reopen for regular business hours on Wednesday.

Independence Center will be closed today. The mall is expected to be reopen at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Employees and shoppers are encouraged to call the mall shopping line for updates at 816-795-8600.

Legends Outlets Kansas City in Kansas City, Kan., said all of its retailers and restaurants will be closed. The “top priority is always the safety of the all customers and employees,” Legends officials said.

Oak Park Mall in Overland Park also is closed today due to inclement weather conditions. Nordstrom and Macy’s at Oak Park Mall have also confirmed they will be closed.

Most tenants at Leawood’s Park Place are closed but some restaurants will be open for lunch and maybe dinner. For updates visit:

Lee’s Summit shopping centes SummitWoods Crossing and Summit Fair will be closed today. The centers plan to return to regular hours on Wednesday.

Town Center Plaza and Town Center Crossing are closed today. The Leawood centers expect to be open normal business hours on Wednesday.

Ward Parkway Center is closed. However, its tenants Target and 24-Hour Fitness are open today.

Most stores and restaurants at Zona Rosa in the Northland also will be closed today.

Consumers should call stores or visit shopping center websites for the latest updates before venturing out.

AMC also is shutting down its screens at least until 4 p.m. today.

Price Chopper stores also plan to remain open today.

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