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Microsoft offers vouchers to upgrade technology skills

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DES MOINES (KWWL)-- Microsoft Corporation is providing more than 5,000 vouchers to help Iowa workers upgrade their technology skills.

The vouchers will provide free or low-cost training to up to two million people nationally during the next three years.

Visit the Iowa Workforce Development web site or call 1-800-Job-Iowa for more information.

Microsoft has also confirmed that it will open new retail stores this fall.  Microsoft's says some of those stores will be right next door to Apple stores.

The plan is to open a few stores this fall, which also coincides with the release of Microsoft's new operating system, 'Windows 7'. More stores will follow in 2010.


 

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