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Target to Hire More Than 70,000 for Holiday Season

The discount chain says it will hold hiring events at all of its 1,800 stores on Oct. 14 and 15

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    Target to Hire More Than 70,000 for Holiday Season
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    In this May 16, 2016, file photo, customers push a shopping cart towards the entrance of a Target Corp. store in Chicago, Illinois.

    Target says it will hire more than 70,000 seasonal store workers during the busy holiday shopping season, about the same as it hired last year.

    It also plans to hire an additional 7,500 people for its distribution facilities, which ship online orders and send products to stores.

    The discount chain says it will hold hiring events at all of its 1,800 stores on Oct. 14 and 15. Candidates can also apply online.

    Target Corp., based in Minneapolis, says existing employees will first get to choose which extra holiday hours they want to work.

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    Video of 'Jake the Diamond Dog' was posted as the golden retriever carried a basket filled with bottled water out to the umpire between innings taken at a recent game.

    The video was posted by Indiana news station WPTA's sports anchor Zach Groth.

    Jake delivers water to umpires on the field in a basket and reportedly makes an appearance at a variety of minor league baseball games and has done so for several years.

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