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Yepsen takes oath as Saratoga mayor, opposes full-service casino

New Saratoga Springs Mayor Joanne Yepsen takes oath of office from City Court Judge Jeffrey Wait Wednesday at the Canfield Casino. Her daughter Emma holds the Bible.
New Saratoga Springs Mayor Joanne Yepsen takes oath of office from City Court Judge Jeffrey Wait Wednesday at the Canfield Casino. Her daughter Emma holds the Bible.
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Joanne Dittes Yepsen became Saratoga Springs’ 20th mayor on Wednesday, promising to take an active role in keeping a “Las Vegas-style” casino from being built in the city. Whether a full-service casino will come to Saratoga Springs has become a controversy since the state’s voters in November legalized live table gambling, though the local majority was against it. Saratoga Casino and Raceway is one potential location, but Yepsen said it doesn’t need the “bells and ...


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