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Business in Lufkin received a boost Tuesday as Lufkin City Council members approved two tax abatements and the first step of a special use permit for companies looking to build inside city limits.

Jefferson Enterprise Energy LLC, Texas Star Industrial Manufacturing LLC and Home 2 Suites by Hilton-Extended Stay Hotel are all seeking to build in Lufkin over the next few years.

Jess Huff’s email address is jess.huff@lufkindailynews.com.