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MURFREESBORO, TN (WSMV) -

State and local leaders are attending the grand opening of the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Murfreesboro Friday morning.

The facility, located on Joe B. Jackson Parkway, has been under construction since last year.

The center has created more than 1,100 new jobs and is expected to supply millions of dollars to the local economy.

Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty said Tennessee is fourth in the nation in manufacturing job growth and No. 1 in the southeast.

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