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Costco opening first Washington store

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 11:28am  ET

WASHINGTON - The District of Columbia's first Costco is opening.

The Washington Post ( reports the wholesale chain opens its store in northwest Washington on Thursday. The 154,000-square-foot store is on Market Street NE near the intersection of New York Avenue and South Dakota Avenue. Membership costs $55 a year.

Costco has more than 600 stores worldwide including approximately 450 stores in the United States and Puerto Rico.

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