IBM chooses Dubuque over Bloomington-WEB ONLY

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Bloomington lost out on a new IBM data processing center that could have employed up to 1,300 people in the Monroe County city. The city was a finalist for the project, but officials learned Monday that the company instead chose Dubuque, Iowa. State officials there offered an incentive package totaling $52 million. It was not immediately clear what Indiana had on the table. Bloomington’s lack of an existing building that met the company’s specifications likely contributed to the decision, city officials said.

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