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Amazon.com says it will open a new fulfillment center in Jeffersonville, creating up to 1,050 jobs by 2015.

A press release from the online retailer says it will invest $150 million in the facility, to be located in the River Ridge Commerce Center.

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation offered the company up to $2 million in conditional tax credits and up to $300,000 in training grants.

This will be Amazon.com’s fifth Indiana facility. It’s scheduled to open this fall.

Rick Howlett is host of WFPL's weekly talk show, "In Conversation."