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|Tuesday, October 19, 2010|
Intel’s big event this morning took place in a circus tent and there was a certain circus-like tone to the festivities. Many of the government and business dignitaries seemed almost giddy with the prospect of Intel investing billions in Oregon and creating thousands of new jobs. “What a great day to be alive!” exalted Congressman David Wu. “Sunshine, a couple billion dollars in new investment, a couple thousand new jobs. All we need is a an Oompah band playing ‘Happy Days are Here Again.'”
Other politicians were eager to second that notion. "It is about jobs and it is about national reputation,” said Kulongoski. "What this company has shown Oregon is that they have faith in us."
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