Announcement of deal moving IBM to BR expected

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A major deal to bring IBM to Baton Rouge is expected to be announced Wednesday.

According to sources, the deal will bring 600 to 700 high tech jobs to the downtown area. Sources added the company will eventually ramp up to as many as 1,100.

A new building will be constructed on the site of the old newspaper in downtown.

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