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    1. Editorial: Springfield College honors spirit of James Naismith

      Editorial: Springfield College honors spirit of James Naismith
      James Naismith was a 30-year-old instructor at what is now known as Springfield College when he came up with 13 rules for an indoor winter game. The year was 1891 – and peach baskets were the forerunners of the nets used in the game today. Naismith died in 1939, three years after he watched his game introduced at the Olympics.
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    2. EDC Partnering with International Trade and Investment Agency

      The EDC has generated relationships with several international trade and investment agencies to facilitate economic development and business opportunities in western Massachusetts.  One of the agencies that has a particular interest in working with Western Mass companies is Flanders Investment & Tr
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      Bay Path College will hold its annual Women’s Leadership Conference on Friday, April 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA. Celebrating its 15th year as one of the premiere, regional events attended by over 1,000 women and men, this year’s conference captures the spirit of participation and action with the theme Community Matters!
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    4. Western Mass. lawmakers seek changes to protect community theaters, performing arts centers

      Local theaters, including Symphony Hall and CityStage in Springfield and the Hanover Theatre in Worcester, located in the heart of the state’s struggling downtown areas, fear such casinos could easily outbid them for the singers, comedians and traveling Broadway plays that are their bread and butter.
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      The concept of legalized gaming in Massachusetts has been discussed and debated for years. The most recent chapter of this ongoing story began on April 1, 2010, when Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives Robert A. DeLeo introduced a detailed bill calling for two casino resorts, along with slot machines at existing race tracks.
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    6. Innovation Presentation to Inspire Precision Manufacturers at EASTEC 2010

      Innovation will be a key theme at EASTEC 2010, the largest annual precision manufacturing event on the East Coast. The three-day event will kick off on May 25th with an executive breakfast where Chris Trimble, the author of 10 Rules for Strategic Innovators, will present “The Innovation Imperative and Revitalizing the U.S. Economy."
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    7. With Open Square and the former Mastex Industries Inc. facility named as 'finalist' sites for Holyoke's high performance computing center, negotiations with property owners intensify

      With Open Square and the former Mastex Industries Inc. facility named as 'finalist' sites for Holyoke's high performance computing center, negotiations with property owners intensify
      The decision about whether the center will be built at Open Square, which is between the first- and second-level canals, or at the former Mastex Industries Inc. facility, which overlooks the first-level canal on Bigelow Street, is expected by early summer.
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    8. FloDesign expands into Waltham - Mass High Tech Business News

      FloDesign expands into Waltham - Mass High Tech Business News
      FloDesign said it is retaining its research center in Wilbraham. FloDesign was founded in 2007 to develop what it calls a wind turbine design based on jet engine technology, and promising to deliver more than three times the amount of energy as traditional wind turbines for the same size rotor. The technology was originally developed by founders Walter M. Presz Jr. and Michael J. Werle.
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