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Graffiti has been painted on a sidewalk by someone opposed to the location of an Amazon headquarters in Long Island City in Queens, New York City.
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February 14, 2019 - 11:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon abruptly abandoned plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city, reversing course after politicians and others objected to the nearly $3 billion in tax incentives promised to the company. "We are disappointed to have...
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Online leader Amazon Inc. has refused comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations.
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February 08, 2019 - 1:28 pm
By Seth Fiegerman, Kaya Yurieff and Lydia DePillis, CNN (CNN) -- Amazon may not deliver a new headquarters to New York City after all. Amazon is said to be reconsidering its plans to open up a new campus in New York City's Long Island City neighborhood after facing backlash from local residents,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018, file photo, a sea gull flies off holding fish scraps near a former dock facility, with "Long Island" painted on old transfer bridges at Gantry State Park in the Long Island City section of the Queens Borough in New York.
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December 09, 2018 - 2:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York officials tout their deal to land a new Amazon headquarters as can't-miss math. The city and state put up $2.8 billion in tax breaks and grants. In return, they get an economic engine expected to generate $27 billion in new tax money over a quarter-century. "This is a big...
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Traffic moves along 44th Drive in Long Island City, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in the Queens borough of New York.
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November 13, 2018 - 10:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which is growing too big for its Seattle hometown, is spreading out to the East Coast. The online shopping giant ended its 14-month-long competition for a second headquarters Tuesday by selecting New York and Arlington, Virginia, as the joint winners. The two cities will...
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Tim Jimenez
November 13, 2018 - 7:23 am
UPDATED: 10:10 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After a year-long competition, Amazon has made a decision on where its second headquarters will be. Amazon made the announcement Tuesday morning that Long Island City in Queens, New York, and Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia, will be splitting...
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After running a year-long competition that drew interest from hundreds of cities and states, Amazon has reportedly chosen New York City and Northern Virginia to split duty as its second headquarters.
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November 12, 2018 - 10:41 pm
By Kaya Yurieff, CNN Business (CNN) -- After running a year-long competition that drew interest from hundreds of cities and a number of states, Amazon has reportedly chosen New York City and Northern Virginia to split duty as its second headquarters. The Wall Street Journal reported late Monday...
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The on-site dispatch hall inside one of Britain's largest Amazon warehouses.
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Ian Bush
May 03, 2018 - 7:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney has a message for local critics of Philadelphia's bid for Amazon's second headquarters. He said "nothing" concerns him about what would be involved with Amazon's HQ2, which he talked about during a wide-ranging discussion on the city's innovation...
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