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Menino hosts event to draw video game companies to area

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The Northeastern University conference was hosted by Mayor Thomas M. Menino; Joseph E. Aoun, university president; and Jill Lacey Griffin of the Boston Redevelopment Authority. The Northeastern University conference was hosted by Mayor Thomas M. Menino; Joseph E. Aoun, university president; and Jill Lacey Griffin of the Boston Redevelopment Authority. (Rose Lincoln for The Boston Globe)
By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / April 22, 2007

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The Boston area produces lots of world-class computer specialists , but hardly any world-class computer game companies. Mayor Thomas M. Menino of Boston says that's not good enough, and yesterday he hosted a Northeastern University conference aimed at attracting more of the $7 billion video game software industry to the Bay State. (Full article: 476 words)

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