Senator to promote racinos full time
ST. PAUL -- One of Minnesota's most colorful senators is leaving the Legislature to run a group promoting slot machines at horse-racing tracks.
Sen. Dick Day, R-Owatonna, long has fought to allow so-called racinos at tracks, and now says he is looking forward to devoting full time to the cause. It could bring the state $250 million a year, he said, and create thousands of jobs.
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