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A person signs a petition in Bangor that is related to "An Act to Allow Slot Mchines or a Casino in York County" on Oct. 19, 2016.

New info about Maine casino campaign’s financing triggers ethics concerns

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In an apparent violation of Maine law, a web of domestic and offshore companies linked to a controversial developer has funded a $4.2 million bid fronted by his sister since 2015 to get Maine voters to approve a York County casino.
Gay (left) and Phil work to pack the last bit of items in their home in Stockton Springs on Saturday. The Dions have lived many years in the town of Stockton Springs, where they have been very active in municipal governance, fire department, ambulance crew, business owners, etc. Now, in their 60s, they're moving back to Rhode Island to be closer to their family.
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