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Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Apple says its new Prineville data center will employ "dozens," and bring hundreds of temporary construction jobs.


The secretive Silicon Valley company issued a brief statement on its plans after Crook County and Prineville voted last week to approve a tax break deal that will exempt most of the project from property taxes. As part of that deal, Apple promised to invest at least $250 million on the project and hire at least 35 people.  
Apple paid $5.6 million in February to buy 160 acres in Prineville and almost immediately began construction of a 10,000 square-foot, modular server farm on the bluffs above town.

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0 #1 Abe 2012-04-17 16:42:40
Yes, and consume the electrical energy that once likely employed thousands.
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