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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State officials say a unit of General Dynamics Corp. will open a call center devoted to federal health care reform in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy.

The information technology unit of General Dynamics will help millions of Americans select policies in the new health care marketplace that kicks in later this year.

General Dynamics says it’s already recruiting some of the 1,600 people it plans to hire under a contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

A spokesman for Gov. Gary Herbert says General Dynamics picked Utah on the merits and didn’t ask for tax incentives.

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