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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2014   
Vol 7.50   
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Photo by Chris Rowley
SCROOGED BY THE STATE
Gaming Board Nixes Nevele, Hein Asks State To Reconsider

ELLENVILLE – A sense of stunned disappointment filled the air Wednesday afternoon after the state Gaming Facility Location Board announced its decision to site only one casino in the Catskills instead of the earlier agreed upon two. Officials with The Nevele, Ulster County's sole proposal in the running, said they were "kind of in shock" over the news, although County Executive Mike Hein immediately released a statement saying that he would be pushing the state to reconsider reneging on its promise to place two casinos in the Hudson Valley/Catskills region for economic development purposes.   > MORE


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Thinks Health Entities Should Partner - The Rail-Trail Compromise Needs Real Backing - Is 209 Traffic Safety Just A Fear Issue? - Lamenting The Loss Of A Beloved Postal Worker - An ARC Home Is Not What We Want - New Blood But It Hasn't Cured The Problem - Regarding Ulster County Warrant Checks
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Editorial
Learning To Win From Our Defeats
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