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Comcast to hire 425

Gov. Corbett thanks cable company whose Cohen recently endorsed him

Comcast to hire 425

FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2009 file photo, a sign outside the Comcast Center, left, is shown in Philadelphia. (AP Photo / Matt Rourke)
FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2009 file photo, a sign outside the Comcast Center, left, is shown in Philadelphia. (AP Photo / Matt Rourke)

Philadelphia-based Comcast Corp.'s Comcast Cable division says it plans a "state-of-the-art customer support center" in Susquehanna Township, suburban Harrisburg.

Comcast "will immediately begin recruiting from across Central Pennsylvania for 425 new positions for the facility," the company said in a statement. Comcast says its total Pennsylvania employment will total 12,000 once the Harrisburg-area jobs are filled. Apply at www.comcast-jobs.com

In this statement, Gov. Tom Corbett thanked Comcast for adding jobs. Comcast executive vice president and political fundraiser David L. Cohen recently endorsed Corbett's reelection bid.

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