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Billings Economy Improves

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In these tough economic times, local developers say the Billings economy is doing well.

Big Sky Economic Development officials said Billings is not only a statewide attraction, but it's a regional hub. With key sectors like agriculture supply, energy development, and world-class health care contributing to Billings' successful economy, Big Sky EDA officials said all the construction around town means progress for the community.

"In a community our size you're seeing millions of dollars of infrastructure improvements taking place. That drives the economy," Big Sky EDA Executive Director Steve Arveschoug said.

Steve said at last count, Job Service reported nearly 1,200 job orders available in the community. He said that accounts for about 1,500 job openings to attract people to the Magic City.

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