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AG warns against expanded gambling

Police costs could cut revenue gains

Martha Coakley spoke with Albert Sherman of the University of Massachusetts Medical School at the chamber meeting. Martha Coakley spoke with Albert Sherman of the University of Massachusetts Medical School at the chamber meeting. (BIZUAYEHU TESFAYE/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / January 31, 2007

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Attorney General Martha Coakley warned yesterday that the expansion of gambling in the Commonwealth would bring with it a risk of organized crime, creating a potentially expensive state law enforcement obligation that could eat into any new state revenue from slot machines and casinos. (Full article: 576 words)

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