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What Happens In Taunton, Stays In Taunton

With turnout rivaling presidential elections, voters in Taunton became the first in the state to approve of the idea of hosting a casino. Saturday's non-binding referendum in support of the Mashpee Wampanoag plan for a $500 million resort casino doesn't make it a sure bet and casino opponents plan to continue fighting, "This is just the beginning, but the voters have spoken." [Southcoasttoday.com; previously]