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  1. Drawing from city's proud past, can casino spur revival?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | WWLP

    Standing on Springfield's Main Street, the nearly $1 billion resort casino meant to spark a downtown renaissance doesn't immediately scream Las Vegas glitz. There's no neon-lit billboard, no soaring tower of glass and steel.

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  2. Umass acquiring Mount Ida, plans career prep programs in NewtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | WWLP

    The University of Massachusetts has reached a preliminary agreement to acquire Mount Ida College, enabling the university system to establish a major presence in Newton, about ten miles from downtown Boston. Under the newly announced deal, UMass Amherst will acquire the 74-acre Newton campus and use it to host Greater-Boston career preparation programs for UMass Amherst students as soon as this fall.

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  3. Gubernatorial candidate, Setti Warren, holds town hall in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | WWLP

    Candidate for governor, Setti Warren, held a town meeting in Springfield Sunday. The subject, what to do about the Opioid crisis.

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  4. Oh, man! Town drops a mena from name of its governing boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | WWLP

    Brookline approved changing the Board of Selectmen to the Select Board at a Town Meeting vote Tuesday. The title "selectman" has been replaced with "select board member."

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  5. Boston-area scientist injured in NYC bike path attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | WWLP

    One of the people wounded in an attack on a New York City bike path is a native of Argentina who lives just outside Boston. The Argentine foreign ministry says Martin Marro is recovering from his injuries at a Manhattan hospital.

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  6. Advocates rally on Beacon Hill in support for workers safety billRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | WWLP

    Robert Higgins and Kelvin Mattocks were killed on the job last year when a pipe burst in a trench they were digging in Boston. Now, workers are pushing for the state to take legislative action to prevent this kind of tragedy from happening in the future.

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