Conn. tribe seeks development
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MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2002

The Eastern Pequot Tribe of Connecticut is looking for development sites should it gain federal recognition.

The tribe has been looking at several parcels of land over the years, a spokesperson told The New London Day. Housing, schools, community projects and potentially a casino are being considered.

Assistant Secretary Neal McCaleb is set to make a final decision on the tribe by the end of the month. His staff projected it will complete its analysis by June 25.

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