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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A Pepsi franchise is planning to build a new customer service center in Cape Girardeau (juh-RAHR'-doh) that could create 74 jobs.

The Missouri Department of Economic Development said Friday that Pepsi MidAmerica would complete the $3.1 million project. The state is offering incentives of up to $1.3 million through community development block grants and the enhanced enterprise zone program.

Pepsi MidAmerica was founded in Marion, Illinois in 1935, and is the country's largest privately held Pepsi franchise. The company serves southern Illinois, southern Missouri, western Kentucky, northwest Tennessee and a small portion of northeastern Arkansas. It currently has customer service centers in other southern Missouri cities but not Cape Girardeau.

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Wednesday, 04 September 2013 15:22

AT&T bringing 185 more jobs to St. Louis area

One of the largest employers in Missouri is creating even more jobs.

AT&T plans to fill more than 185 positions in the state. They are looking to fill part-time and full-time positions across retail and business sales and U-Verse technicians. AT&T has made massive investments in Missouri's networks--nearly a quarter-of-a-billion dollars in the first half of this year.

The company employees nearly 11,000 people throughout the state.

 

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A private jet company's plans to move onto Lambert Airport's grounds could create as many as 100 jobs.

Jet Linx plans to operate out of a private terminal and hangar that had been used by the Missouri Air National Guard. The company will pay $1 million to lease the land. Jet Linx officials also plan to invest another $1 million into renovations and will buy $3 million in jet fuel every year. The new jobs will range from construction to pilots.

Airport officials say the partnership has been 2 years in the making.

 

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Express Scripts will add over 1,000 jobs to the St. Louis area over the next five years.

Governor Jay Nixon made the announcement today. He says the medication management giant is expanding its campus and will create around 1,500 new jobs. Express Scripts managed over 1.4 billion prescriptions last year.

The expansion is being paid for with nearly $7 million in bonds.

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St. Louis-based Express Scripts is looking to add 1,500 jobs over the next five years.

The company says the hiring will coincide with work on a $56 million expansion to the North County campus. An Express Scripts told the Post-Dispatch that the company now handles prescription services for 100 million Americans and the growth is necessary to handle the increased business.

The hiring is not a done deal, it is contingent upon state and local tax incentives.

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