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August 21, 2017

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GOP faces growing demographic nightmare in West

When the Mirage Hotel and Casino opened in 1989, it kicked off one of the most significant construction booms in recent history.

Four new mega-casinos opened in quick succession on the Las Vegas Strip, bringing in tens of thousands of new residents to work as card dealers, cocktail servers, security guards and maids.

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