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Medford council votes no on casino

Medford became the second neighboring city to voice opposition to a potential casino ­development in Everett when the City Council voted 5 to 2 Tuesday to oppose any such ­development on the old ­Monsanto Chemical Co. site.

The Massachusetts casino law requires any development to receive referendum approval from the host community. It ­also requires the developer to negotiate mitigation with neighboring communities.

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