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Springfield, MA 01104, USA

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China lowballs MBTA bid

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:19:24 -0700

The controversial train manufacturer run by the repressive Chinese government submitted an extraordinarily low bid to make new Orange and Red line subway cars that was hundreds of millions of dollars lower than its rivals, records show. But while that may be a coup for the Patrick Administration, angry human rights and labor activists say it’s a raw deal for Chinese workers forced to toil on the ...

Chinese Company Could Build New Red And Orange Line Cars In Springfield

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:33:53 -0700

A state-owned Chinese company is set to be awarded a $566.6 million contract to build 284 new MBTA subway cars. And it estimates its proposed Springfield manufacturing facility would create 250 new jobs.

Why GT Advanced Technologies (GTATQ) Stock Is Soaring Today

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:13:42 -0700

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of GT Advanced Technologies Inc. are soaring to $0.749 in midday trading after reports that a lawyer for GT Advanced told a bankruptcy court that the company is close to resolving issues related to its contract and confidentiality agreements with Apple Inc. , according to Reuters. At the bankruptcy court hearing in Springfield, MA, GT Advanced's lawyer Luc Despins ...

GT Advanced lawyer says close to deal with Apple on secrecy

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:34:05 -0700

By Nick Brown (Reuters) - A lawyer for Apple supplier GT Advanced Technologies Inc told a bankruptcy court on Tuesday the specialty glass maker was near a settlement with the iPhone ma...

Residents, pastors unions rally in Lowell for earned sick time

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:49:39 -0700

LOWELL -- Pastors, labor-union officials and Lowellians who are part of the Merrimack Valley Project rallied at St.

Pastors, residents rally for earned sick time in Lowell

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:32:03 -0700

LOWELL -- Pastors, labor-union officials and Lowellians who are part of the Merrimack Valley Project rallied at St.

Area High School Results for Oct. 20

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:57:49 -0700

Cross-CountrySaturday’s Late ResultsDISTRICT TOURNAMENTAt Miami Valley CTCBOYSDivision I, Race 1Team Qualifiers: 1.

Springfield Falcons 'Pump for Pride' October 22

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:07:28 -0700

Springfield, Mass. - The Springfield Falcons and Pride Stores have partnered for the second annual Pump for Pride this Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 5 - 6:30 p.m. Falcons forward Trent Vogelhuber and defensemen Denny Urban and Fredric St. Denis will be pumping gas for fans along with signing autographs and taking photographs.

Sharks Swim on Top of the East - Worcester Sharks Weekly

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:01:42 -0700

The Worcester Sharks (3-0-0-0, 6pts) chomped four out of a possible four points last week (3-0-0-0) after sweeping a home and home series with the Providence Bruins on Friday and Saturday.

CDC to issue Ebola guidelines for healthcare workers as soon as today

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:47:52 -0700

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will issue new guidelines for healthcare workers handling Ebola patients as soon as Saturday, the agency confirmed to the Los Angeles Times.

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