2014-11-06 / Front Page

'Game of Chance' Meeting



After an emotional and contentious campaign, proposed casino developer Joseph Paolino and casino opponent Elizabeth Meyer shared a light moment during an unexpected encounter at the Newport Public Library polling station before final votes were counted. Chip Leakas (inset left) and Mike Warner of Citizens Concerned About Casino Gambling celebrate the defeat of the proposed expansion of Newport Grand at Fluke Wine Bar & Kitchen. (Photo by Jack Kelly-inset by Kirby Varacalli) After an emotional and contentious campaign, proposed casino developer Joseph Paolino and casino opponent Elizabeth Meyer shared a light moment during an unexpected encounter at the Newport Public Library polling station before final votes were counted. Chip Leakas (inset left) and Mike Warner of Citizens Concerned About Casino Gambling celebrate the defeat of the proposed expansion of Newport Grand at Fluke Wine Bar & Kitchen. (Photo by Jack Kelly-inset by Kirby Varacalli)

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