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ND-USC game brings boost to local businesses


Notre Dame fans aren't the only ones excited for the game Saturday.  Businesses in the area are ready for the economic boost.  The St. Joe County Chamber of Commerce has been busy preparing for the amount of people who will be pouring in this weekend.  Some of the fans started trickling in Thursday night to have en extended weekend.  "Home football is a tremendous economic boost for our community. Estimates have it at about an $18 million impact. This weekend in particular because USC the rivalry for one but people have to travel a long way here," said Jeff Rea with the Chamber of Commerce.

The impact is not only in South Bend areas that are even an hour away also benefit from the games.

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