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Casino foes warily savor a seeming victory

Fears remain gambling bill could be revived

Kathleen Conley Norbut, a leading casino opponent, said she is looking forward to the next round of the fight. Kathleen Conley Norbut, a leading casino opponent, said she is looking forward to the next round of the fight. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff/File)
By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / August 7, 2010

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You could forgive the antigambling people for feeling discombobulated. Weeks ago, their defeat looked certain: Governor Deval Patrick, House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo, and Senate President Therese Murray were lined up behind casinos. Then, last weekend, the specter of victory materialized, if only by a fluke: Patrick and the legislative leaders fought to a draw over slot machines. (Full article: 741 words)

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