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Dick Day, R-Owatonna, is leaving the Minnesota Senate to run an effort to allow racinos at the state's two horse tracks. He has been one of the state's most colorful senators since 1991. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Senator to promote racinos full time

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ST. PAUL -- One of Minnesota's most colorful senators is leaving the Legislature to run a group promoting slot machines at horse-racing tracks.

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Sen. Dick Day, R-Owatonna, long has fought to allow so-called racinos at tracks, and now says he is looking forward to devoting full time to the cause. It could bring the state $250 million a year, he said, and create thousands of jobs.

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