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    Springfield

    Springfield is the largest city on the Connecticut River, and the seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.

    In the 2000 census, the city population was 154,082. It is the third largest city in Massachusetts and fourth largest in New England (behind Boston, Worcester, and Providence). Springfield holds two nicknames — The City of Homes and The City of Firsts.


    Historically the first Springfield in the United States, it is also the largest city in Western Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley.

    Springfield is notable as birthplace of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, as well as the city in which James Naismith invented basketball. It is home to the Basketball Hall of Fame and the Springfield Falcons AHL hockey team. It also holds the western world's largest collection of Chinese cloisonné at the G.W. Vincent Smith Art Museum.

    The Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area consists of three counties - Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin. As of the 2000 census, the Springfield MSA had a population of 680,014 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 682,657).[2] It is also part of a larger metropolitan area known as the Northeast megalopolis.

    In an economic and cultural partnership with Hartford, Connecticut, the Springfield-Hartford region constitutes New England's Knowledge Corridor - the second-largest concentration of institutions of higher learning in New England, after Greater Boston.

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    2. 'Feeding America' study reports 1 in 5 children in Western Massachusetts are Hungry

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      'Feeding America' study reports 1 in 5 children in Western Massachusetts are Hungry ...t Ground Zero, we paid a visit to a Square One location in Springfield. Children from all over the city of Springfield come to Square One's preschool and kindergarten programs. Square One see families making tough dec... (Read Full Article)

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    3. The X in Springfield to get Save-A-Lot supermarket

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      The X in Springfield to get Save-A-Lot supermarket ...The RepublicanThe Springfield City Council has approved plans for a Save-A-Lot supermarket at 475 Sumner Ave. SPRINGFIELD – The Save-A-Lot supermarket chain has won approval to open a franchise at the X. Beginning next s... (Read Full Article)

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    4. Editorial: Little loans go long way to help small businesses

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      Editorial: Little loans go long way to help small businesses ...ts include an antique furniture business in Hadley and an architectural firm in the Indian Orchard section of Springfield. The enterprise fund isn’t immune from the economic downturn, however. The fund lent $1 million in... (Read Full Article)

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    5. Smith Vocational among 13 sites for Solar Learning Laboratories

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      Smith Vocational among 13 sites for Solar Learning Laboratories ...school. Margaret Gifford, who had been teaching at Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical High School in Springfield will be joining the department in September, Lyon said. One other new hire is Mark Nevin, who has... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

    6. New House bill calls for three Massachusetts casinos, including one in Western Mass.

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      New House bill calls for three Massachusetts casinos, including one in Western Mass. ...g Stumble Upon Fark Reddit Share Email Print Joseph Wagner 2010.jpg The Republican file photoJoseph F. Wagner SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Joseph Wagner, D-Chicopee, announced a new bill Tuesday that, if approved, will allow... (Read Full Article)

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    7. Western Mass. Electric Co. donates $28,600 to help storm victims

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      Western Mass. Electric Co. donates $28,600 to help storm victims ...s & McDonnell , Peter J. Clarke, Janine Saunders Transmission Communications Manager, and Lt. Michael Harper. SPRINGFIELD – Western Massachusetts Electric Co.... (Read Full Article)

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    8. State, local officials to celebrate reopening of tornado-damaged businesses in Monson

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      State, local officials to celebrate reopening of tornado-damaged businesses in Monson ...on was among the local municipalities hit hardest by a series of tornadoes that tore through sections of Springfield and surrounding municipalities. A tornado carved a path of destruction through Monson, causing su... (Read Full Article)

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    9. Western Massachusetts Enterprise Fund Inc. strengthens small businesses with ...

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      Western Massachusetts Enterprise Fund Inc. strengthens small businesses with ... ...J&J; Architectural Inc. in the Indian Orchard section of Springfield; Robert Kelly with Get Instant Replay in Springfield, a video service for athletes; Dr. Jill Esz Smith of Berkshire Animal Chiropractic in Northam... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Common Capital   Springfield

    10. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Most healthcare salaries in Springfield area above national average

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      U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Most healthcare salaries in Springfield area above national average ...thcare field in the greater Springfield area was $36.53 in May 2010, compared to the national wage of $34.27. SPRINGFIELD – Although workers in eight of the 22 major occupational groups in the greater Springfield area ar... (Read Full Article)

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    11. Holiday Inn Express to open in downtown Springfield despite tornado damage

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      Holiday Inn Express to open in downtown Springfield despite tornado damage ...nce to the tornado damaged Epiphany Tower building is seen Thursday at 145 State St. in downtown Springfield. SPRINGFIELD – A 98-room Holiday Inn Express hotel is scheduled to open next spring, despite sustaining about $... (Read Full Article)

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    12. Women honored for vision in helping detained teens

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      Women honored for vision in helping detained teens ... was held at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History. The program, located on Tinkham Road in Springfield, is a detention center for teenage girls “who are court involved and referred by the Massachusetts... (Read Full Article)

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

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      In tight economy, Pioneer Valley experts look to fire up regional job engines ...ong the way, it will pass through new stations in Northampton, Greenfield and Holyoke before linking up with Springfield. The offshoot of that, of course, is more travelers, new business ventures and more jobs within a ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Coca-Cola   Springfield

    14. Massachusetts Secretary of Education Paul Reville: Springfield's Renaissance School can be "national model in education"

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      Massachusetts Secretary of Education Paul Reville: Springfield's Renaissance School can be "national model in education" ...RINGFIELD - Massachusetts Secretary of Education Paul Reville, standing, speaks with educators Tuesday at the Springfield Renaissance School. Seated from left: teachers Marilyn Sanchez and Claire Hutlinger, Beverly A. Ho... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield Renaissance School   Springfield

    15. UMass drug-testing lab may be closed by state health officials

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      ...sed and more criminals will slip through the proverbial cracks, putting all people at risk," Dorant said. The Springfield Police Department transports seized drugs each week to the Amherst lab for testing, Dorant said. T... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    16. Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray announces $230,000 in grants to assist with tornado recovery plans

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      Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray announces $230,000 in grants to assist with tornado recovery plans ...destruction. Murray announced the planning grants during a Springfield visit and tour of the Holyoke-Chicopee-Springfield Head Start program office on Madison Avenue in the Maple High-Six Corners area, which was among bu... (Read Full Article)

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