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Virginia Governor Announces 300 New Jobs In Fairfax County

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FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) Six companies are expanding in Fairfax County and are expected to create more than 300 new jobs over the next three years. Gov. Tim Kaine announced the expansions in the technology, distribution and health care sectors on Thursday.

Technology company ACS State and Local Solutions is investing $1.9 million in the county and creating 175 jobs. Smaller investments are being made by distribution company Beltway Supply Inc.; technology firms Coveros Inc., Intec LLC and RightStar Systems; and health care company Senior Living.com are expected to create 334 new jobs over the next three years in Fairfax County.

All together, the companies are investing $2.8 million and creating 334 new jobs.

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