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Controversy over Medinah Temple casino traffic study – Chicago Tribune

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Chicago officials are saying a new study — paid for by the city’s chosen casino developer — gives them confidence that River North can handle increased traffic slated for the proposed Bally’s temporary casino at Medinah Temple. But the local alderman and neighborhood groups disagree.

Ald. Brendan Reilly, who was already opposed to Bally’s setting up temporary shop there, blasted the report as “seriously flawed, overly vague and clearly written for the sole purpose of concluding a casino will work at Medinah Temple.”

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