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Hundreds Attend Hearings on New York Casino Plans

In this file photo, Rita Cox of Saratoga Casino and Raceway, left, and Austin Miller of Churchill Downs Inc. field question about the Capital View Casino and Resort proposal during hearings put on by the casino board in Albany, N.Y. Sept. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Albany Times Union, Skip Dickstein)
In this file photo, Rita Cox of Saratoga Casino and Raceway, left, and Austin Miller of Churchill Downs Inc. field question about the Capital View Casino and Resort proposal during hearings put on by the casino board in Albany, N.Y. Sept. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Albany Times Union, Skip Dickstein)

ALBANY, N.Y.—Supporters and critics of proposals for an Albany area casino are weighing in as three days of public hearings on casinos planned for upstate...




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  • Al Gore speaks at an event in London, England, on March 7. (Anthony Harvey/Getty Images for Free The Children)

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