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Thursday, July 28, 2011 08:11 pm

Improving Springfield’s future in the global economy

Henrik Rasmussen calls himself a “Springfielder by choice.”A native of Denmark, Rasmussen moved his family to Springfield in 2009, seeking opportunity, freedom and space to innovate. Now a...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009 09:25 pm
Local youths may be familiar with the confrontation and spectacle of mainstream hip hop, where the words flow effortlessly with messages of violence, money and sex. Less familiar is a close cousin, slam poetry, which also has smooth lyrical moves, but uses them to deliver appeals to social justice, racial understanding and cultural identity....
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009 05:40 am
Last May we introduced readers to Indira Somani, a Springfield native who co-produced Crossing Lines, an award-winning film that looks at Somani’s life as a second-generation Indian and how she connected to her roots after her father’s death [see “Crossing Lines, the documentary,” May 27, 2009]....

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