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Grand Ronde Tribes donate $720K to defeat non-Indian casino

The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde have spent $721,075 so far to fight a non-Indian casino that's on the November ballot.

The tribe recently donated $247,165 to the It's Still A Bad Idea Committee. The only other major donor to the committee is the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe, which contributed $50,000, The Oregonian reported.

The casino would be authorized if voters approve three separate questions on the November ballot.

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