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Springfield left its fate to Merrill

Firm called shots in complex, costly investments

Merrill Lynch's dealings with Springfield have spawned a probe by the state attorney general. Merrill Lynch's dealings with Springfield have spawned a probe by the state attorney general. (Mike Segar/Reuters)
By Beth Healy
Globe Staff / January 28, 2008

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SPRINGFIELD - Trouble has a way of finding this long-struggling city. But in November 2006, when Springfield financial officials found themselves with a multimillion-dollar surplus of cash for the first time in years, it seemed as though their troubles were behind them. (Full article: 1719 words)

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