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Boeing jet deal means big boost for St. Louis jobs

Boeing jet deal means big boost for St. Louis jobs
October 18, 2016 Zachary Otte

This story was originally published on St. Louis Post-Dispatch on September 28, 2016.


By Chuck Raasch | stltoday.com


WASHINGTON • The administration of President Barack Obama has approved $7 billion in long-stalled sales of Boeing Co. fighter jets to Kuwait and Qatar, a decision that could preserve thousands of jobs in the St. Louis area.

The deal had been delayed for more than two years, amid concerns by Israel that the planes posed a threat to that nation’s security…

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