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The Cincinnati Business Courier reports that "Kroger was approved for a 65 percent, 10-year job creation tax credit on Monday morning from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority. The estimated value of the tax credit is nearly $4.7 million."

According to the story, the tax credit is keyed to $46 million that Kroger plans to invest in the city of Blue Ash, Ohio, over the next five years, including "upgrades to a distribution facility it purchased earlier this year, a human resources center and an expansion for the company’s pharmacy call center ... Together, the expansion projects will create 649 new jobs. The new jobs will be in Kroger's digital innovation, human resources recruiting and pharmacy customer service groups, as well as logistics and distribution."
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