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Everett Casino Groundbreaking Is Postponed Due To Legal Challenge From Somerville02:40

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Development of the planned casino in Everett is on hold.

Wynn Resorts says a legal challenge by the neighboring city of Somerville could delay the project by months.

Somerville's mayor cites environmental concerns in the appeal of an environmental permit issued to the casino, while Everett's mayor says the dispute has placed thousands of jobs in limbo. WBUR's Simon Rios reports for Morning Edition.

This segment aired on February 25, 2016.


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