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UPDATE 4: Haslam announces deal with Amazon, more jobs in Tennessee

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Governor Bill Haslam announced a deal with Amazon to collect taxes and add new jobs in Tennessee. More>>

Amazon offers 1,500 jobs so far for TN centers

Internet retailer Amazon has offered jobs to about 1,500 people so far as they prepare to open new distribution centers in Hamilton and Bradley counties. More>>

Haslam Considers Amazon Tax Deal

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The governor lashed out at critics who claims his is "flopping" on the deal More>>

Taxing questions; should Amazon jobs deal be a 'do-over'?

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 In a matter of weeks, Amazon.com will open two 'fulfillment' centers in Hamilton and Bradley Counties adding hundreds of jobs. It's renewing the fight over the T-words: Tennessee sales taxes. More>>

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McCormick: Amazon could be taxed in 2-3 years

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Amazon.com may one day pay a sales tax in Tennessee. More>>

Amazon.com opening fulfillment center in Lebanon

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Online retailer Amazon.com says it will open a fulfillment center in Lebanon. More>>

Governor Haslam stands behind Amazon deal

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam says it would be "disingenuous" for him to support efforts to kill a tax break for Amazon.com. More>>

UPDATED: Amazon now taking applications for Tennessee jobs

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Amazon to start accepting applications today. More>>

Amazon proposes 3 distribution centers in Tenn.

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Amazon.com has proposed building three more distribution centers in Nashville or Knoxville, Tenn., just as the political debate over the Internet retailer's tax burden in Tennessee is heating up. More>>

Ramsey questions Amazon deal

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Tennessee's Senate Speaker is questioning a deal between the state and Amazon.com. More>>

Amazon posts job listings for top Tennessee positions

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It appears Amazon.com is preparing to make its first hires for facilities in Hamilton and Bradley counties. More>>

Amazon.com officially coming to Tennessee

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Governor Phil Bredesen announced Monday that Amazon.com will officially opened two fulfillment centers in Tennessee. More>>

Bradley County approves Amazon incentives

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Bradley County Commissioners voted, Monday night, on their portion of the Amazon deal. More>>

Traffic growth plan in place for VW, Amazon

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Traffic growth near Enterprise South has drivers concerned, but the city says a plan is in place. More>>

Halfway there; Commissioners OK tax breaks for Amazon jobs

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Hamilton County Commissioners have approved incentives for e-tailer Amazon.com with few questions.

Amazon.com has pledged to create almost 1250 permanent jobs and as many as 2500 seasonal employment opportunities, provided it can break ground by the end of this year, and have its fulfillment center running in time for the 2011 Christmas shopping season.
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UPDATE: Hamilton County Commission approves tax breaks for Amazon.com

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The Hamilton County Commission has approved a tax incentives plan for the proposed Amazon.com development. More>>

UPDATE: City Council approves Amazon incentives

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The Chattanooga City Council's "yes" vote, Tuesday night, means the first hurdle is cleared to bring more than 15-hundred permanent jobs to Hamilton and Bradley Counties. More>>

City discusses Amazon incentives

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While it's not a done deal yet, state leaders say they are in negotiations with Amazon and the project is on the fast track. More>>

Amazon.com considering Hamilton, Bradley for 1,400 jobs

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The Chattanooga City Council will meet on Tuesday to discuss tax incentives to lure amazon.com to Enterprise South. Click to read more on this developing story. More>>

Recruiter: Infinity's name delivered once deal is signed, sealed

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The company known as 'Project Infinity' is asking Chattanooga, Hamilton County and Bradley County for tax breaks in return for creating hundreds of new jobs. But it still doesn't want anybody asking who 'it' is yet.  More>>

Mayor reveals new details on "Project Infinity"

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While officials are still not naming names, we're learning more about the proposed project dubbed "Project Infinity". More>>

FIRST ON 3: Bradley County recruiting company with 1,000 jobs

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New documents uncovered by Eyewitness News show a permit request from Bradley County's Industrial Board for a project nearly identical to one in Hamilton County. More>>

Competition or complement? Bradley County also seeks distribution center, jobs

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The major players still aren't talking. But state records are raising new questions about whether Bradley County is competing with Hamilton County to land a company's distribution center and more than 1,000 jobs. More>>

UPDATE: 2,000 new jobs next to VW?

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A permit state application confirms that Hamilton County is courting a new employer who could bring 2,000 permanent and/or seasonal jobs to the Enterprise South Industrial Park.

READ 56-PAGE APPLICATION INSIDE.
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