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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 13, 2011 | 9:06 am | 1,295 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; a new study by a researcher at Cornell University finds that drilling for natural gas does more harm to the environment than mining for coal. Tokyo Electric says it is working on a plan to end the nuclear crisis in Japan, and Pennsylvania could have a new resort casino by tomorrow; at least on paper.

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Notes & Asides

By at April 7, 2011 | 2:06 pm | 0 Comment

Notes & Asides

Your all grows’d up and your all grows’d up! Did anyone else find it more than a little amusing for the President – who makes more time to relax than Hef most weeks – decided to chide the opposition with being immature in budget negotiations? While I will admit that I am concerned Congress is debating a shutdown over a couple billion when the real fight over $6Trillion looms, did it ever occur to the President that this budget was supposed to be passed LAST year?

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The slots are jumping and the tables are growing legs as the fortunes turn from Atlantic City to Pennsylvania

By at January 20, 2011 | 2:30 pm | 1 Comments

The slots are jumping and the tables are growing legs as the fortunes turn from Atlantic City to Pennsylvania

Casino’s in Pennsylvania are poised to overtake Atlantic City during 2011 — in the category it counts most, revenue. Slots in PA are jumping and that is adding to a steep, steady decline in Atlantic City. Table games are also starting to catch on in Pennsylvania — with new figures from the Gaming Control Board released just today.

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The payoff for Pennsylvania’s next lucky casino is weeks away

By at December 9, 2010 | 10:44 am | 52 Comments

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced today that the start time for its meeting on Thursday, December 16, 2010 will be 9:00 am rather than the previously announced 10:00 am start. The meeting venue remains at the Pennsylvania State Museum Auditorium in Harrisburg. In a prepared statement, the board also announced that a vote to […]

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And they want one in Gettysburg?

By at November 5, 2010 | 3:44 pm | 1 Comments

And they want one in Gettysburg?

I hadn’t even hit the floor before the church lady had turned back to the slot machine and set it to whirring again. But more about that in a moment. A local businessman and some cohorts are making a bid to open a slots casino just a short distance from the Gettysburg battlefield, less than a […]

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