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Yvonne Abraham

Long odds in Springfield

I’m not one to say I told you so, but . . . Oh, who am I kidding?

A lot of people are freaking out in Springfield right now. They’ve pinned their hopes on a flashy casino in the city’s moribund South End, to be run by gaming giant MGM. But after the big doings at Suffolk Downs lately, the dream appears set to slip away.

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