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Tax Breaks Prompt Company To Leave Urbana

A German-based maker of cooling systems for computers and servers is moving its U.S. headquarters from Urbana, Ohio to Schaumburg, Illinois.Rittal corporation say the move is expected to create 40 jobs and will be completed in September. Illinois is giving the company tax breaks, and Governor Pat Quinn went to Germany last year to meet with Rittal's CEO.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.