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North Bend biz fights lottery cuts

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High Five
Tuesday, August 25, 2009

While North Bend Lanes isn't dependent on its lottery commissions to survive, owner Mark Mattecheck argues that the addition of other factors - like the smoking ban -
all adds up.

And another cut in his lottery commissions, Mattecheck says, will force him to add at least three more people to the ranks of Oregon's unemployed: "That's not a threat. We'll have to change our operation."

He makes a great argument, then, for the Oregon State Lottery Commission to stay its hand this fall and make no further cuts in the retailers' 23 percent commissions.

Read the full story at OregonLive.com.

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