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  1. Gaming's benefits begin to trickle downRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | Lowell Sun

    It didn't take long for Massachusetts to receive its first concrete benefit for passing a casino-gaming law in 2011 and successfully preserving it in Tuesday's election. Wynn Resorts, awarded one of the three available casinos, on Thursday presented the state's Casino Gaming Commission with a check for $85 million -- the price of the licensing fee.

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  2. Casinos a go; voters say no to gas taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Lowell Sun

    Massachusetts voters cleared the way on Tuesday for several casino projects to proceed, rejecting a ballot question that sought to overturn the legalization of casino gambling in the state. Unofficial returns showed "no" votes winning out, meaning the 2011 law that allows for up to three regional resort casinos and one slots parlor in Massachusetts stands.

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  3. Question 3: Should the voters repeal casinos?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    THE HOUSE AND SENATE. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week.

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  4. Mass Lottery's Hot $30 TicketRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The Massachusetts Lottery's most expensive instant ticket, priced at $30, is the biggest success of its kind in the industry, beating nine other states that also introduced instant tickets at the same price this year, according to lottery officials.

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  5. Plainville slots parlor to mark milestoneRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    With a statewide vote approaching on whether to continue down the casino path in Massachusetts, racino proponents plan to gather Wednesday in Plainville to place the final beam on an expanded gambling facility permitted under the state's 2011 gambling law.

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  6. Plainville slots parlor to mark construction milestoneRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    With a statewide vote approaching on whether to continue down the casino path in Massachusetts, racino proponents plan to gather Wednesday in Plainville to place the final beam on an expanded gambling facility permitted under the state's 2011 gambling law.

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  7. Numerous illnesses reported at Keith Urban concert at Xfinity CenterRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Emergency service workers from six towns responded to numerous reports of illness at a Keith Urban concert in Mansfield.

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  8. Ballot ruling pushes casino battle back on political stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    With its decision to allow a casino repeal question on the November ballot, Massachusetts' highest court has thrust one of the state's most contentious issues onto the political front burner.

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  9. Voters to decide casino issue, top court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The state's highest court ruled Tuesday that voters can decide the fate of Massachusetts' casino gambling law, throwing the future of casinos into question.

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  10. 'Wimpy Kid' author to open bookstore in Mass.Read the original story

    May 30, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The beloved children's writer surprised and delighted a breakfast gathering Friday at BookExpo America, publishing's annual national convention, by announcing that he and his wife are converting the site of an abandoned general store in Plainville, Massachusetts, where Kinney and his wife live.

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  11. 1dead, 5 injured in multi-vehicle I-495 crashRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Massachusetts State Police say one person has been killed and five others seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Plainville.

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  12. 1dead, 5 injured in multi-vehicle I-495 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Massachusetts State Police say one person has been killed and five others seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Plainville.

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  13. Opponents accuse Coakley of 'splitting hairs' on casino petitionRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Opponents accused Attorney General Martha Coakley's office of "splitting hairs" on Monday as the state's lead attorney, trying to block a ballot petition outlawing casino gambling in Massachusetts, drew a distinction before the Supreme Judicial Court between the casino application process and issuance of licenses.

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