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Shinnecock CasinoWatch

The Times addresses the recent federal recognition of Southampton's Shinnecock Tribe today, noting that its casino hopes could bring countless jobs to a struggling segment of the East End population. The tribe has suffered economic hardships over the years, and the picture painted by the paper is striking: 'The contrast is vividly illustrated by looking across Shinnecock Bay from the reservation to Meadow Lane in Southampton, where mansions have sold for more than $30 million'. [NYT]

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