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Considering business: Veterans get a chance

Veterans and others interested in starting or expanding a business turned out Friday for a free, multi-agency entrepreneurship conference at the Veterans Memorial Building in San Luis Obispo.

Milt Batson, veterans workforce specialist with the Employment Development Department, said statistics show that about one in four veterans picks self-employment as a career.

Topics covered at the event included self-employment, federal business contracts and franchise opportunities.

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