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North Shore casino plan approved in Pittsburgh

Despite the opposition from the Steelers and Carnegie Science Center, the plans for proposed casino in Pittsburgh have been approved by the planning commission.

North Shore casino plan approved in PittsburghA provision was included, which requires a comprehensive traffic study to be completed by September. The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Carnegie Science Center are concerned with the casino traffic impact North Shore would have during game day and in general. Steelers' president Art Rooney II was even considering a lawsuit if the comprehensive traffic report was not conducted. Steelers representative commented that they will discuss the planning commission's decision, before they come out with a public statement.

North Shore casino has another battle before they win the war - Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. and Forest City Enterprises Inc., losing companies for the casino license bid, have filed an appeal. Ruling on the appeal is yet to come.


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