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Academy Sports and Outdoors set to open two locations this weekend

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville will get two new places to shop for sports and outdoor gear this weekend.

Just a day before opening, Academy Sports and Outdoors opened their doors for a preview of the location on Shelbyville Road near I-265 in Middletown.

The store is also opening a location on the Outer Loop near Shepherdsville Road.

Shoppers can find everything related to sports and outdoor hobbies.

"We carry everything from the fitness area from sports nutrition we carry soccer we carry baseball, toys, camo, also our apparel," store director Mike Raque said.

The new stores brought about 300 new jobs to the area.

Both of them open to the public at eight a.m. Friday morning.

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