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Amazon narrows list for second headquarters to 20, Kern County not on list

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Posted at 6:21 AM, Jan 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-18 09:21:56-05

NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon has narrowed its list of cities for a second headquarters to 20, including New York, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Austin, Atlanta and Miami.

Just months after accepting applications from nearly 240 cities, Amazon announced Thursday morning that it had a short list.

The cities on the short list are: Atlanta; Austin, TX; Boston; Chicago; Columbus, OH; Dallas; Denver; Indianapolis; Los Angeles; Miami; Montgomery County, MD; Nashville; Newark, NJ; New York City; Northern Virginia, VA; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Raleigh; Toronto, ON; Washington D.C.

Reports last year after Amazon announced it was looking for a home for its second headquarters indicated that there was a bid from Kern County. Kern County did not make the short list.