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Anti-Casino Group's Statements Criticized

7 March 2006

PENNSYLVANIA – As reported by the Gettysburg Times: "A group supporting efforts to bring a casino to Adams County has called a preservation group's statements against the gaming facility "deliberately misleading."

"Pro-Casino of Adams County spokesman Jeff Klein, of Biglerville, said the Civil War Preservation Trust misled its members when it called the Gettysburg battlefield 'endangered,' and laid the blame on a casino proposed to be built within a mile of a portion of the battlefield.

" 'The thing they fail to mention is there's a brand new car dealership closer to East Cavalry Field than the casino is,' Klein said.

"He also pointed out Pella Windows and Adams County National Bank, two of the most visible businesses in the Adams Commerce Park, both closer to East Cavalry Field than the casino would be.

"Klein also noted the Gettysburg National Military Park has grown during the past 15 years, as the National Park Service acquired properties on its boundaries…"

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