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  • Fate of casino bill likely sealed within days

    By Steve LeBlanc
    Boston, Massachusetts (AP)

    The fate of a casino bill that even its architect and most ardent backer, Gov. Deval Patrick, concedes is likely headed for defeat could be decided quickly.

    The legislative committee which held a marathon public hearing on Patrick’s plan to license three resort-style casinos in Massachusetts was expected to issue its recommendation.

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