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Who wants to host Amazon's second HQ?

Hundreds of cities vying for US$5b investment which will create 50,000 well-paid jobs

Amazon has expressed a preference for places with more than one million people, a business-friendly environment and urban or suburban locations able to attract and retain strong technical talent.

San Francisco

AMAZON said on Monday that it has received a total of 238 pitches from places across North America vying to be home to its second headquarters.

It's the prize of a lifetime for the eventual winner - a US$5 billion investment creating 50,000 well-paid jobs that...

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