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Casino showdown ends in discord

Historic vote faces Patrick rejection; DeLeo, irate, lashes out at governor

People left the House chamber during a vote on the casino bill yesterday. The gambling measure was only one bill being debated yesterday as the legislative session neared an end. People left the House chamber during a vote on the casino bill yesterday. The gambling measure was only one bill being debated yesterday as the legislative session neared an end. (Photos By John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
By Andrea Estes and Kathy McCabe
Globe Staff / August 1, 2010

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A casino bill won overwhelming approval in the Legislature yesterday, endorsed by nearly three-quarters of the state’s lawmakers, yet it appeared all but doomed because of a lingering disagreement between the governor and legislative leaders as the session’s midnight deadline passed. (Full article: 1337 words)

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