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Hard Rock receives endorsements

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Hard Rock International received endorsements from several groups throughout West Springfield.

Two West Springfield firefighter unions have announced they're endorsing Hard Rock International's plan to bring a casino to town.

Other groups also endorsing the gaming company are West Springfield Youth Sports Association, Hotel owners on Riverdale Road and Angus Rushlow, the city councilor whose district would host the Hard Rock project.

Hard Rock is proposing an $800 million resort casino on the Big E grounds.

The town of West Springfield will have a city-wide vote on the casino on Sept. 10.

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