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    1. 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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    2. A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN

      A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN
      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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    3. Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone join former Celtic Dennis Johnson in Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2010

      Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone join former Celtic Dennis Johnson in Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2010
      Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone and two of the best U.S. Olympic teams – including that famed 1992 Dream Team – were selected Monday as part of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s class of 2010. Malone and Pippen, both eligible for election for the first time, were part of that ’92 Olympic team. Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss, high school coaching great Bob Hurley Sr., and WNBA star Cynthia Cooper also were in the class announced at the Final Four. NBA veterans Dennis Johnson and Gus Johnson and international star Maciel “Ubiratan” Pereira will be honored posthumously. The ...
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    4. Western Mass. business leaders urge top state officials to restore $6 million in tourism grants

      Western Mass. business leaders urge top state officials to restore $6 million in tourism grants
      Mary Kay Wydra, president of the Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau, said that for every dollar spent on tourism promotion and advertising, $40 comes back to the state in taxes. The state and communities collect about $250 million a year in taxes from motel rooms.
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    5. UMass will be part of expanded Tip-Off Classic men's basketball tournament in fall 2010 | Sports - MassLive.com

      UMass will be part of expanded Tip-Off Classic men's basketball tournament in fall 2010 | Sports - MassLive.com
      The Tip-Off Classic is back, in a new and expanded format. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame president John L. Doleva said Friday an eight-team Division I tournament will be headquartered in Springfield in the fall of 2010, giving teams four games each and including the University of Massachusetts.
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    6. MCI delivers 30 coaches to Peter Pan - News - METRO Magazine

      MCI delivers 30 coaches to Peter Pan - News - METRO Magazine
      As part of its rebranding effort, Springfield, Mass.-based Peter Pan Bus Lines will take delivery of the first 10 of 30 MCI coaches. The coaches, a mix of MCI J4500 and MCI D4505 models, showcase Peter Pan's new exterior graphic and new signature interior featuring customized fabric on seats with three-point seat belts, power outlets, Wi-Fi connectivity and wide flat-screen video monitors.
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