Newark releases video for Amazon HQ pitch

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Newark is putting itself on display for Amazon.

The city posted a three-minute video is hopes of building its case to bring Amazon's second headquarters there.

The video is part of a campaign called "Yes Newark" that highlights culture, diversity, education, technology and transportation infrastructure.

Newark is among 20 cities on Amazon's shortlist that also includes Boston, Atlanta, Dallas and Philadelphia.

Flight records show CEO Jeff Bezos' private jet has been to many places on the list, but the D.C. area is the most visited.

An Amazon spokesperson says Bezos' travel is not tied to the headquarter search.

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