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East Boston group to fight casino

Concerns raised over crime, traffic

In living rooms in East Boston, a few dozen residents have begun gathering on couches and chairs to discuss how they might stop what seems like the inevitable arrival of slot machines and blackjack tables at a proposed casino at Suffolk Downs.

The nascent group, No Eastie Casino, has constructed the outlines of a website. They have launched a Facebook page with 96 members.

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