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Donald Trump's connection to Gary 

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Donald Trump staged his mid-90s financial comeback in Gary, Indiana. But the struggling city’s investment in Trump’s casinos didn't go according to plan.


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Donald Trump visits Chicago on March 1, 1989, to promote the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.
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Donald Trump before an August 1990 meeting of the New Jersey Casino Control Commission to consider a $65 million rescue plan for Trump’s Atlantic City casinos
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Donald and Marla Trump tour the new Trump Casino in Buffington Harbor in July 1996.
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The Trump Casino and Don Barden’s Majestic Star docked in Buffington Harbor in 2001
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A $30,000 banner with the picture of Miss USA 2000 covers Gary’s downtown Sheraton Hotel, which had been closed since 1985.
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Contestants in the 2001 Miss USA Pageant appear on a video screen in a commercial for the city of Gary.
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Trump launches the new Parker Brothers board game Trump the Game during a news conference at Trump Tower in New York on August 18, 2004. Three months later, Trump Casino and Resorts filed for Chapter 11.
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Donald Trump visits Chicago on March 1, 1989, to promote the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.

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