How many stores is Lowes hardware closing?

On October 17, 2011, Lowes announced that they are closing 20 under-performing stores. Locations are:

Los Banos, CA

Westminster, CA

Denver. CO

Aurora, IL

Oswego, IL

Chalmette, LA

Haverhill, MA

Biddeford, ME

Ellsworth, ME

Ionia, MI

Rogers, MN

Claremont, NH

Hooksett, NH

Manchester, NH

Old Bridge, NJ

Batavia, NY

N. Kingston, RI

Emporia, VA

S. Tacoma, WA

Brown Deer, WI

Lowe's closed seven stores across the United States on August 16, 2011. Two of the stores, Elgin and Schaumburg, were located in the Chicago area.