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Call center said to bring 22 new jobs


A call center company is opening a center in southern Kentucky that will bring 222 new full-time jobs to the state.

Gov. Steve Beshear and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers announced the plans by Senture Connect to open a center in Wayne County. A statement from the governor says the company will be investing $7.9 million in the project.

The company is leasing a building where the workers will handle inbound and outbound calls for private industry, as well as state and federal government agencies.

The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority preliminarily approved Senture Connect for state tax incentives up to $4.7 million over a 15-year period.

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