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Indiana casino to pull Obama lookalike ads

11 March 2009

SHELBYVILLE, Indiana -- As reported by The Indianapolis Star: "Indiana Live! Casino has agreed to pull ads that show a President Barack Obama lookalike calling for economic growth and "change you can believe in," said Mark Hemmerle, the casino's general manager.

"The White House this week asked the casino to stop using the ad campaign, he said.

"The print ads have run in The Indianapolis Star and commercials have appeared on local TV and radio stations. There are also billboards.

..."Indiana Live! Casino opens Friday in Shelbyville, next to the Indiana Downs horse-racing track..."

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