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      A first step has been taken to ban vaping in public places in the largest city in western Massachusetts. 

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  Hailing it as a milestone for public safety in the largest city in western Massachusetts, the Springfield Police Department announced the opening of its first substation Wednesday.

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     Rules that would prohibit vaping in public places in the largest city in western Massachusetts are being considered by public health officials.

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The first resort casino in Massachusetts, scheduled to open later this summer in Springfield, will be able to serve alcohol into the wee hours of the morning.

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   The first resort casino in Massachusetts, scheduled to open this summer in Springfield, wants to serve alcohol into the wee hours of the morning.  The state’s restaurant industry opposes a later “last call” at the casino.  

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    With the scheduled opening of the first resort casino in Massachusetts less than 100 days away, MGM Springfield is eager to get people to apply for hundreds of jobs that are still open.

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     Massachusetts officials have begun to weigh the pros and cons of legalized sports betting, along with the “hows” and “wheres.”    There are a lot of ramifications following Monday’s major decision by the Supreme Court that gave states the green light to consider legalizing waging on sports.

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A new poll finds residents of Springfield, Massachusetts are bullish about the city’s economy.

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     An opening date has been announced for the first Las Vegas-style resort casino in Massachusetts. The announcement comes as a relief to officials and casino supporters in Springfield.

Massachusetts casino regulators have given MGM additional time to work on a development project that is part of the company’s deal with the state to build a resort casino in downtown Springfield.

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     One of the biggest hiring sprees in the history of western Massachusetts is underway. MGM has put out the help wanted sign at the $960 million casino resort that is scheduled to open in Springfield in September.

   Big changes are expected in Springfield, Massachusetts beginning later this year.

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The city council in Springfield, Massachusetts is weighing whether to commit taxpayers’ dollars toward a campaign to promote the city. 

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    The soon-to-open MGM Springfield casino was announced today as the venue for a signature fundraising event for a venerable civic organization.

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A landmark western Massachusetts restaurant is closing its doors after 53 years, but it may not be goodbye forever.

      Despite the existence of a number of workforce development programs, Springfield continues to have one of the highest poverty rates and lowest worker participation rates of any city in Massachusetts.

  Lawmakers in Massachusetts are weighing a bill to regulate and tax daily fantasy sports operators.

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Classes start soon at the Massachusetts Casino Career Training Institute, the region’s first school designed specifically to train people for the hundreds of gaming jobs at the soon-to-open MGM Springfield casino.  MGM today announced an incentive for people to enroll. 

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A group of businesses in western Massachusetts have announced a formal effort to combat human trafficking.

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A new culinary and hospitality training center is opening in western Massachusetts next week. It is part of the effort to have a workforce in place when the MGM casino opens in Springfield later this year. 

    The $7.5 million Holyoke Community College MGM Culinary Institute has the latest and greatest of everything found in a commercial kitchen, according to professional chef and culinary arts department chairman Warren Leigh.

    "This is every exciting for us," said Leigh. " It is going to change the way we teach."

A new training program for the hospitality industry launched in Massachusetts today as thousands of jobs will soon open at the MGM casino.

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In advance of the opening next year of the MGM casino, the city of Springfield is planning an advertising blitz to promote the city’s assets to visitors.

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  A new gaming school began accepting registrations for classes today from people who hope to get jobs in the soon-to-open MGM Springfield casino.

There will be no interruption in programming this month on community television in Springfield, Massachusetts.  Production will go on at a studio located in the footprint of where the MGM casino complex is under construction. 

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MGM is ramping up its plans to hire thousands of people to work in the $960 million resort casino complex that is scheduled to open in western Massachusetts next fall.

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   The city of Springfield is advertising for bids for a major downtown improvement project.

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    MGM Springfield has announced partnerships with two local institutions and revealed a major retail tenant for the $960 million resort casino that is scheduled to open in western Massachusetts next fall. 

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           City and MGM Springfield officials declared a milestone had been reached in the development of the region’s first resort casino.

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    With the first resort casino in Massachusetts opening in the fall of 2018, MGM Springfield has begun a campaign to attract potential employees.

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    A special legislative commission tasked with coming up with recommendations about online gambling has issued its final report to members of the Massachusetts legislature.

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