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Casino would bring more money than presidential library: Study

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Who wants to build a presidential library, when a casino would bring more money into the city?

It's just one of the ideas being thrown around regarding the redevelopment of the former Michael Reese Hospital site.

According to a study by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office, a casino would be more economically beneficial than a Barack Obama presidential library - or even a cluster of hotels.

There's only one problem with the idea. State law currently bans casinos in Chicago.

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