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Local Money: Google moves into Boulder, Colorado

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Google recently broke ground on a four-acre building in Boulder, Colorado, to replace its old campus in the city.

Bringing in the tech company means about 1,500 jobs and more money to the area, but some long-time residents are worried about effects on affordable housing and transportation.

Alex Burness, staff writer from The Daily Camera, a local Boulder, Colorado newspaper, joined the show to tell us about how some residents are reacting to the influx of tech money.

Developer hoping to house wealthy Boulder Googlers met by lukewarm Planning Board

'This is family housing for Google' Posted: 10/15/2015 10:07:17 PM MDT Updated: 10/16/2015 10:07:52 AM MDT A developer seeking to capitalize on the imminent influx of Google employees in Boulder appeared frustrated Thursday when the city Planning Board expressed mixed feelings toward the proposal.

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