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City: Expansion of gambling would be bad bet for Aurora

AURORA — The city of Aurora expects gaming tax revenues to be seriously impacted if all the casinos in the state’s proposed gambling expansion bill are built. “It would make it difficult for existing casinos like the one in Aurora to compete,” said city spokesman Kevin Stahr about Hollywood Casino …

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Gov. Pat Quinn: State will pay for Sears to stay in Illinois

By Sandra M. Jones and Julie Wernau, Tribune reporters 10:03 p.m. CDT, May 9, 2011 Sears Holdings Corp. has joined a growing list of companies threatening to move their headquarters out of Illinois, setting off a flurry of activity from government officials, including Gov. Pat Quinn, eager to keep thousands …

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