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Connections: Does Downtown Rochester Need A Casino?

Jun 9, 2016

A casino in Rochester? The city is considering a pair of proposals for a performing arts center, and one of them is tied to a downtown casino.

Local ministers have voiced disapproval, and Mayor Lovely Warren has accused them of essentially being paid off. They say that's untrue, and they oppose a casino on the merits.

We talk to ministers, as well as a city representative about what happens next. Our guests: