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    1. Unemployment battle needs training arsenal | masslive.com

      Unemployment battle needs training arsenal | masslive.com

      To some extent, these issues can be addressed by fixing the skills gap that many local employers face right now. It seems strange that there are thousands of unfilled jobs, many with good wages, when nearly 250,000 people remain unemployed in Massachusetts. Community colleges can certainly help, but private universities should also look at the considerable resources they can contribute.

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    2. Editorial: As national economy limps along, the Bay State's economy is running just fine

      We’re not entirely sure why Massachusetts is enjoying a recovery that most expected would be firmly in place by now around most of the country. Perhaps it’s the Bay State’s powerful arsenal of growth companies, combined with a very large and stable university and medical community, along with a construction industry finally coming out of its doldrums.
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    3. Richard Freeland's 'Vision Project' aims to get 29 Massachusetts public higher-education campuses moving in same direction

      Richard Freeland's 'Vision Project' aims to get 29 Massachusetts public higher-education campuses moving in same direction
      When Richard Freeland launched the Vision Project a year ago to make public higher education in Massachusetts more competitive, he knew he would have to convince the state’s 29 campuses and other stakeholders that he had a viable plan.
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    4. Governor's office grants provide $1.3 million to 7 non-profits that aid at-risk youth

      Called Transitional Employment Grants, the funding will help provide youth and out-of-work adults with skills training, increasing their work readiness, through the seven skills training organizations that received the grants, according to a press release issued by Gov. Deval Patrick’s office.
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    5. Though separated by an ocean, Massachusetts and UK companies are right neighborly at business

      Though separated by an ocean, Massachusetts and UK companies are right neighborly at business
      The U.K. is also the largest export market for Massachusetts products; gold (for industrial applications), pharmaceuticals and medical devices are at the top of the list. Annual exports from Massachusetts to the country grew 150 percent between 2005 and 2009, to $4 billion, though the exports fell in 2010, to $3.2 billion.
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