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Agreement calls for 450 jobs in western Ky.

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Paducah Economic Development officials say they've signed a deal that will bring 450 jobs to the area.
Development President Chad Chancellor told The Paducah Sun ( that the agency has an agreement with Colorado-based Teletech Holdings, which has promised 450 call center jobs that have an average wage of $9.50 an hour.
Chancellor said 150 workers would be based at the city-owned Commerce Center, and 300 others would work from a new building to be constructed inside the Paducah Commerce Park.
Judge-Executive Van Newberry said he thinks it will be the largest amount of collective jobs to come to the county in decades.

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