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Regency Beauty Institute abruptly closes all locations, including one in Duluth

Until Thursday, "it was a happy day every day" at school for Jazzmin Okoye and her fellow students.Then, without warning, there was no school.Regency Beauty Institute abruptly locked the doors on its 79 nationwide campuses, which includes a locat...

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In tears at the news that Regency Beauty Institute had shuttered its doors, Delaney DeLoyd of Duluth throws her arms around fellow student Jordan Salmi of EskoThursday afternoon. The store, part of a national chain of beauty schools, abruptly locked its doors and posted a message on Facebook that the company was out of money. Students there paid tuitions of $20,000 to study to be hairstylists. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com

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Brooks Johnson was an enterprise/investigative reporter and business columnist at the Duluth News Tribune from 2016 to 2019.
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