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The Boston Globe


Lawrence Harmon

UMass sees gold through expo site dust

THE GHOSTS of RV, flower, and dog shows past haunt the barren Bayside Exposition Center in Dorchester. The 275,000-square-foot trade show crypt might pass for the creepiest place in town if not for the company of Keith Motley, the eternally upbeat chancellor of UMass Boston.

“Every time I go in here I get excited,’’ said Motley. “We can have it all right here.’’

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