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Letter to the editor: Westmoreland's casino bet I

| Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, 9:00 p.m.

Having a casino in Westmoreland County is a no-brainer. There are only positives that come with it.

First, it will create jobs. Every politician wants to say they accomplished that.

Second, it will bring in tax revenue. It's true it will take some away from neighboring counties, but don't we deserve a little piece of the pie?

Lastly, having a casino doesn't correlate with a rise in crime.

People are quick to want to start these ridiculous marijuana-growing businesses throughout the state. Well, Westmoreland County and local leaders, use that same passion and get us something that will actually benefit us.

Russell C. Fenton


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