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Call Center Opens in Auburn 

High unemployment rates continue to drag down the national economy, but at least in Auburn, the problem got a little bit better, Saturday.The Call Center celebrated its grand opening.The operation occupies 60,000 square feet of office-space at the Auburn Mall.250 people already work there, and TD Bank is looking to double its workforce over the next year.Job recruitment was a big part of today’s festivities. “We found that we have a very rich talent pool here within the Auburn, Maine area, one that is very consistent with the philosophy and culture of our own organization, one committed to having a deep passion and pride towards customer service,” said Celia Moncholi, with TD Bank.The bank employs 2,700 people in Maine.