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How Indianapolis, long known as a manufacturing hub, is luring tech talent

Ms Zegiestowsky earns less in Indianapolis than she might in Silicon Valley, but she has a much lower cost of living in the state.

As for Mr Dorsey, he has stayed in Indianapolis because he likes the lifestyle and the workforce.

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WHEN Ashley Zegiestowsky, a computer sciences major at Butler University, was hunting for a technology job during her senior year, she took a close look at Silicon Valley, the promised land for young engineers eager to be part of the next big thing.

"It sounded really...

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