Senate panel changes gambling, reading bills

The Senate Appropriations Committee voted Tuesday night to remove provisions that would have allowed casinos on Lake Michigan
and the Ohio River to move inland. It also made major changes to legislation that would have required schools to hold back
third-graders if they couldn’t read well.

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Newly opened racinos already face credit crunch

Clear signs emerged in 2009 that the Hoosier gambling market is oversaturated.
Major credit rating agencies expressed concerns that several casinos, including the state’s new horse track “racinos”
on the outskirts of Indianapolis, might go bust before the year was finished.

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