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In this Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, photo, Zavian Tate, a student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, pushes a large Amazon Dash button, in Birmingham, Ala. The large Dash buttons are part of the city's campaign to lure Amazon's second headquarters to Birmingham. (Brynn Anderson/AP)
In this Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, photo, Zavian Tate, a student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, pushes a large Amazon Dash button, in Birmingham, Ala. The large Dash buttons are part of the city's campaign to lure Amazon's second headquarters to Birmingham. (Brynn Anderson/AP)
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We check in with two cities, Austin and Denver, vying to be the location for Amazon's second headquarters. The deadline to submit an application to the company is Thursday.

Ben Markus (@CPRMarkus) from Colorado Public Radio and Jimmy Maas (@maasdinero) of KUT in Austin have our reports on how each city is trying to stand out amid fierce competition.

This segment aired on October 19, 2017.

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