Intel is building a $20 billion computer chip facility in Ohio amid a global shortage

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Intel Corp. is planning to invest investment more than $20 billion in two computer chip plants in central Ohio to help address a global semiconductor shortage. Richard Drew/AP

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Intel will invest $20 billion in a new computer chip facility in Ohio amid a global shortage of microprocessors used in everything from phones and cars to video games.

After years of heavy reliance on Asia for the production of computer chips, vulnerability to shortages of the crucial components was exposed

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