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Des Moines and Cedar Rapids mayors talk casinos

posted on May 30, 2014

Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett says a Cedar Rapids casino would have been a shot in the arm for state gambling revenues because of its urban location. Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie says he is not a proponent of gambling personally, but he thinks Des Moines' partnership with Polk County and Prairie Meadows is the right approach fo the city.

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