1. In tight economy, Pioneer Valley experts look to fire up regional job engines

    In tight economy, Pioneer Valley experts look to fire up regional job engines
    Though he called the regional economy "sluggish," Allan Blair of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, says companies here remain sound. They are, however, moving cautiously - holding off on hiring and watching what they spend - because of the volatility around the world.
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