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News Minute: Here is the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press

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BOSTON (AP) - A final vote is expected today by state regulators formalizing the decision awarding Wynn Resorts the Boston region's casino license. The state gaming commission yesterday decided to award the license to Wynn over Mohegan Sun for its plan to turn a former Everett chemical plant site into a casino resort.

BOSTON (AP) -- An official at Suffolk Downs says horse racing will be ending at the track after yesterday's decision to award a casino license to Wynn Resorts and not Mohegan Sun for its partnership with Suffolk Downs. Track officials plan to meet with workers and horsemen over the next few days to draw up a plan for winding down operations.

BOSTON (AP) -- Republican Charlie Baker this morning plans to lay out his economic development plan. The gubernatorial hopeful served as budget chief under former governors Paul Cellucci and William Weld. Democratic opponent Martha Coakley has already pledged to make funding available to speed up economic growth if she is elected governor.

CHICAGO (AP) -- The MacArthur Foundation has awarded its annual genius grants to 21 people -- among them two people in Massachusetts. Civil rights lawyer Mary Bonauto of Boston and Harvard mathematician Jacob Lurie were among those honored.

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