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Menino says he was kidding about Wynn casino proposal

Threaten Steve Wynn? Nope, said Mayor Thomas M. Menino of Boston. What might have sounded vaguely threatening early last week — when the mayor suggested that a Wynn casino proposal in Everett would have to go through him — was simply a gag.

“I was being a little wise,” said the mayor, who has favored a competing casino proposal at Suffolk Downs.

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