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Dick Day promotes a bill designed to establish casinos at Minnesota's two horse-racing tracks. Day recently resigned as a state senator to work full time lobbying for racinos. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Racino efforts race into Capitol

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ST. PAUL -- Lack of money may convince Minnesota legislators to back the long-proposed, often-failed racino concept this year, supporters of the concept say.


"We think there are some legs to this legislation," Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, said Tuesday in announcing a bill to allow electronic slot machines at the state's two horse-racing tracks.

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