Thousands turn out for Morongo Band's job fair (August 17, 2004)

More than 1,500 people turned out on Monday for the Morongo Band of Mission Indians' casino job fair. Even more job-seekers are expected today as the tribe continues to look for new employees. The tribe is hiring 1,000 people for...

New Mexico could get first off-reservation casino (August 17, 2004)

New Mexico could get its first off-reservation casino if a proposal by Jemez Pueblo is approved. The tribe wanted to build closer to home, said Gov. Paul Chinana. But the reservation wasn't suitable for development, he said. Plus, the Albuquerque-area...

Poarch Creeks not afraid of state's investigation (August 17, 2004)

Alabama attorney general Troy King has finished an investigation into gaming establishments in the state, including three owned by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. King hasn't said when he will release his study. But tribal officials say they have...

Meskwaki Tribe's gaming compact to expire (August 17, 2004)

The Meskwaki Tribe's gaming compact with the state of Iowa expires on Wednesday. Tribal leaders have been negotiating for a new agreement since January. But discussions have been going slow and nothing substantial has emerged. The sticking point appears to...

Failure of Narragansett casino could be felt in polls (August 17, 2004)

Even though the Narragansett Tribe's casino referendum didn't get on the ballot, some political observers say voters may register their views at the polls this November. Brown University Prof. Darrell West says voters on all sides of the issue will...

Schwarzenegger to allow Bay Area urban casino (August 17, 2004)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) will sign a compact with the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians for a large urban casino in the Bay Area, The Los Angeles Times reports. In exchange for approval, the tribe will pay up to...

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