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Casino near Gettysburg battle field?

That would be about a mile away from the historic battle field’s southern borders, where sit the Big Round Top and Little Round Top where hundreds died. A proposal to build a casino near there eclipses the idea of building a mosque near Ground Zero. A mosque is constitutionally protected; a gambling joint is not.... Read more »

Chicago casino idea folds

The old Michael Reese Hospital won’t be the site of a casino because Daley objects. Does he have his own plan for the site? It didn’t take long for the backers of a casino on what would have been the site of the Olympic Village to fold their cards. Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley is... Read more »
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