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Obama library would mean jobs

Presidential centers make big economic impacts, officials report

By Timothy Hurley

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 17, 2014

~~<p>An Obama presidential library located in Hawaii would generate $556 million in economic activity and create 2,130 new jobs, in the construction phase alone, according to officials who submitted a bid by Monday's deadline.</p>
<p>In addition, the Obama Presidential Center would include a museum that would attract 330,000 visitors annually, making it one of Hono&shy;lulu's top five cultural attractions, they said.</p>
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An Obama presidential library located in Hawaii would generate $556 million in economic activity and create 2,130 new jobs, in the construction phase alone, according to officials who submitted a bid by Monday's deadline.

In addition, the Obama Presidential Center would include a museum that would attract 330,000 visitors annually, making it one of Hono­lulu's top five cultural attractions, they said. Login for more...



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