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AnC Bio nearly doubles jobs promise

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The biotech company with its sights set on the Northeast Kingdom is now doubling its original jobs promise.

AnC Bio is working with Vermont developers to build a plant in Newport, and now the company expects to create 450 permanent jobs and 50 seasonal-- almost double their original expectations.

The company develops and manufactures artificial organs and says it will need more space than originally thought.

Construction is set to begin next year.

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