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Ponca Tribe faces roadblock with lawsuit challenging restoration of homelands

The descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear are once again facing opposition to plans for a casino on their restored homelands. The city of Council Bluffs, Iowa, made good on a threat to sue the Department of the Interior and the National Indian Gaming Commission for paving the way for the long-delayed project.

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12/20/2017

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12/19/2017

article Backers of new casino in Carter Lake bet it becomes reality
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12/16/2017

article Ponca Tribe faces roadblock with lawsuit challenging restoration of homelands
(Iowa) -- The descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear are once again facing opposition to plans for a casino on their restored homelands. The city of Council Bluffs,...

12/15/2017

article Council Bluffs sues to stop Ponca Tribe's Carter Lake casino plans
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12/6/2017

article Ponca Tribe prepares for brighter future with plans for $26 million health center
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12/3/2017

article Ponca Tribe faces challenge to casino as city in Iowa moves forward with lawsuit
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11/28/2017

article Council Bluffs likely to challenge Carter Lake casino
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11/27/2017

article Carter Lake leaders support casino as possible lawsuit looms
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article Council Bluffs looks to appeal Carter Lake casino construction
(Iowa) -- Slot machines and poker tables could be a new sight in Carter Lake after the Ponca Tribe landed approval for a new casino. However, the City of Council Bluffs...

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