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Moreau officials push for casino at prison site

Mount McGregor, soon to close, eyed for facility

Superintendent Harold McKinney looks out over the Mount McGregor state prison in this 2001 photo.
Superintendent Harold McKinney looks out over the Mount McGregor state prison in this 2001 photo.
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Siting a casino at the soon-to-be shuttered Mount McGregor Correctional Facility may seem like a farfetched idea, but it’s one that’s being endorsed by local officials. Members of the Moreau Town Board are appealing to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the operators of Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun casino to consider the sprawling 1,200-acre property for the one casino that is slated to be built in the greater Capital Region. Board members adopted a resolution during their organizational ...


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