HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Florida will be hit the hardest by the closing of Sears and Kmart stores, losing 11, according to a preliminary list of 79 planned closures released Thursday. Here is the list of closures announced so far:

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Florida will be hit the hardest by the closing of Sears and Kmart stores, losing 11, according to a preliminary list of 79 planned closures released Thursday. Here is the list of closures announced so far:

Alabama (3): Sears in Mobile; Kmart in Auburn and Gadsden. California (3): Sears in El Monte and San Diego (2). Colorado (3): Sears in Longmont; Kmart in Broomfield and Glenwood Springs. Florida (11): Sears in Crystal River, Deland, Port St. Lucie, Stuart, West Palm Beach; Kmart in Callaway, Fernandina Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Orange City, Pompano Beach and St. Augustine. Georgia (6): Sears in Macon; Kmart in Atlanta, Buford, Columbus, Douglasville and Jonesboro. Idaho (1): Sears in Lewiston. Indiana (3): Sears in Anderson; Kmart in Indianapolis and St. John. Iowa (2): Kmart in Cedar Rapids and Davenport. Kansas (1): Sears in Lawrence. Kentucky (3): Sears in Middleboro; Kmart in Hazard and Winchester. Maryland (1): Sears in Ellicott City. Michigan (6): Sears in Adrian, Brighton, Chesterfield Township, Harper Woods, Monroe and Washington Township. Minnesota (4): Kmart in Duluth, New Hope, White Bear Lake and Willmar. Mississippi (3): Sears in Columbus, Jackson and McComb. Missouri (2): Sears in Lee's Summit and St. Louis. New Hampshire (2): Sears in Keene and Nashua. North Carolina (4): Sears in High Point, Morehead City, Rocky Mount and Statesville. Ohio (6): Kmart in Chagrin Falls, Columbus, Medina, Springfield, Toledo (2). Oregon (1): Sears in Roseburg. Pennsylvania (2): Sears in Pottstown and Upper Darby. South Carolina (1): Sears in Sumter. Tennessee (4): Sears in Antioch, Cleveland, Oak Ridge; Kmart in Hendersonville. Virginia (3): Sears in Norfolk; Kmart in Midlothian and Richmond. Washington (2): Sears in Walla Walla; Kmart in Lacey. Wisconsin (2): Sears in West Baraboo; Kmart in Rice Lake.