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Student Business Groups Compete For $100,000.00

Five student business groups are one step closer to winning a $100,000.00 grand prize. It's part of the 2007 Peltier New Venture Business Plan Competition.   The finalists come from San Diego State University, the University of Texas - Austin, Georgia Tech University, University of Oklahoma and Rice University. The awards ceremony is May 24th at UT Tyler. Robert Peltier, owner of Peltier Nissan and Chevrolet in Tyler is providing the prize money.   This year, if the winner agrees to locate it's business in Tyler, the Tyler Economic Development Council will add an additional $100,000.00 dollars to the prize.

Molly Reuter, reporting.


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