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Accenture plans to hire 200 in Twin Cities

The Business Journal reports the consulting firm wants to add hundreds of new employees to its Minneapolis office. That would make the metro area one of the firm's fastest-growing markets in North America.
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The Business Journal reports the consulting firm wants to add hundreds of new employees to its Minneapolis office. That would make the metro area one of the firm's fastest-growing markets in North America.

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