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Mon December 12, 2005
Surveillance cameras for Springfield on hold
By Jessica Bloustein
Springfield, MA – The financial troubles of Springfield may prevent the state's most violent city from joining the small bandwagon of Massachusetts cities installing police surveillance cameras on city streets. A recent court decision requiring the city to repay its teachers for an illegal wage freeze in two thousand three has worsened the city's existing six point five million dollar deficit:
WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports.