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    1. Connecticut airport authority to pursue casino at Bradley International Airport

      Connecticut airport authority to pursue casino at Bradley International Airport

      The head of the Connecticut Airport Authority said Tuesday he wants to bring a casino to Bradley International Airport. The airport authority is joining a growing list of suitors interested in hosting a casino that the operators of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun want to open somewhere in northern Connecticut. "The airport represents a very viable location because of its significant levels of passenger traffic, and the CAA believes a casino can be incorporated into improvements that are being advanced for the terminal campus area," said Kevin Dillon, the airport authority's executive director.

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    2. New route proposed for Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline would bring it through New Hampshire

      New route proposed for Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline would bring it through New Hampshire

      The company seeking to build a high-pressure natural gas pipeline in Massachusetts has proposed an alternative route that includes part of southern New Hampshire. The route would travel from New York into western Massachusetts for 63 miles, then turn north and continue for another 70 miles in southern New Hampshire before turning south again and ending in Dracut. Kinder Morgan spokesman Allen Fore said Friday that the path would weave through 16 Massachusetts communities and 17 in New Hampshire.

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    3. 220 mph train to Boston? Long Island-Connecticut tunnel? Feds discuss plans for Northeast rail line

      220 mph train to Boston? Long Island-Connecticut tunnel? Feds discuss plans for Northeast rail line

      he three proposals include features such as a tunnel to connect stations on Long Island to the Connecticut coastline for service to Providence and Boston; a "second spine" alongside the current Northeast Corridor tracks that would carry high-speed rail at speeds of 220 mph, and new service between New York and Boston that would serve Hartford, Springfield and Worcester, Massachusetts.

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    4. University of Massachusetts Amherst freezes fees, tuition for undergraduate students

      University of Massachusetts Amherst freezes fees, tuition for undergraduate students

      For the second year in a row, there will be no increase in tuition and mandatory fees for in-state undergraduate students at the University of Massachusetts. The school's board of trustees unanimously approved the freeze on Wednesday, crediting an increase in state support for the university.

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    5. Louisville coach Rick Pitino among seven elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

      Louisville coach Rick Pitino among seven elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

      Rick Pitino got the phone call of a lifetime and an incredible text at the same time.  Wednesday, John Doleva, the president of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, called seven people to tell them they’d be in its Class of 2013. Joining Pitino in the class of 2013, announced Monday, are former NBA stars Bernard King and Gary Payton, former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian, North Carolina women’s coach Sylvia Hatchell, former University of Houston coach Guy Lewis, former University of Virginia star Dawn Staley.

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    6. Massachusetts casinos application deadline: 11 companies submit non-refundable $400,000 application fee

      Massachusetts casinos application deadline: 11 companies submit non-refundable $400,000 application fee

      MGM Resorts International, Penn National Gaming, Hard Rock International and Mohegan Sun are seeking the regional resort casino license for western Massachusetts. MGM and Penn National have both proposed casinos in Springfield, Hard Rock is looking to build at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield and Mohegan Sun has plans to build in the town of Palmer.

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    7. MassDOT officials plan series of public meetings with one in Springfield Thursday

      MassDOT officials plan series of public meetings with one in Springfield Thursday

      The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is kicking off a series of statewide public meetings.Transportation Secretary Richard Davey said the statewide discussions are intended to let users of the state's transportation system share their ideas, thoughts and proposals for improving and paying for the network.

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