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Radio Made in Michigan
12:23 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Appeals court removes Lansing Casino Hurdle

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Yesterday, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati overturned a federal district judge’s ruling to grant the state an injunction that halted the proposed Kewadin Lansing casino project. The ruling clears the way for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians to proceed with its casino project, slated to be built near the Lansing Center downtown.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:44 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Michigan tribe's SCOTUS case could have far-reaching effects

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a Michigan case whose outcome could influence state-tribal relationships across the country.
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The U.S. Supreme Court  will hear oral arguments today in a Michigan case with potential repercussions for other states as well.   It involves Indian tribal rights and casino operations.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:38 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Supreme Court to take up Michigan casino case

Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta discusses the precedence behind the Supreme Court's potential decision on the state’s rights to control casinos vs. Native American sovereignty.
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The United States Supreme Court recently agreed to hear the arguments for what kind of authority the state has over a Native American casino located in Vanderbilt, Michigan.

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NewsRoom
12:42 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

AG Files Suit Against Lansing Casino

Michigan’s Attorney General has filed a lawsuit to block plans for a casino in Lansing.

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NewsRoom
6:17 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

Supreme Court Decision Helps Pro-Casino Campaign

Kevin Rosseel morgueFile

A group seeking to expand the number of casinos in Michigan has won a big victory at the state Supreme Court.

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NewsRoom
6:20 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

Appeals Court Decides Against Casino Vote

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The state appeals court is siding with a group that opposes the expansion of casino gambling in Michigan.

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NewsRoom
4:02 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

City, Tribe Extend Deadline to Complete Casino Land Transfer

An artist's rendering of the Kewadin Lansing casino. Planners are extending their self-imposed deadline for transferring land from the city of Lansing to the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, which will operate the casino.
Courtesy City of Lansing

The city of Lansing and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians are extending their self-imposed deadline for finalizing a land transfer in preparation for a new downtown casino. 

Project leaders had initially set an August 1 completion date to transfer ownership of the land adjacent to the Lansing Center from the city to the tribe.  Now, they’re pushing their deadline back 90 days to November 1.  Officials insist the Kewadin Lansing casino project is following what they call an “aggressive” timeline, but say they simply need more time to finalize some details. 

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NewsRoom
6:20 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

Opponents Say Casino Question Should be Blocked from Ballot

Kevin Rosseel morgueFile

Opponents of a proposal to allow eight new casinos in Michigan will ask the state Court of Appeals to order the question off the November ballot.

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NewsRoom
6:51 pm
Wed June 20, 2012

Casino Drive Says It Has Enough Signatures

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A drive to allow eight new privately owned casinos in Michigan says it’s gathered more than enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

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Election 2012
2:09 pm
Tue April 3, 2012

State Approves Ballot Effort for Private Casino Expansion

Supporters of casino expansion in Michigan are moving ahead with efforts to put the issue before voters this November.

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NewsRoom
7:28 pm
Mon February 13, 2012

Snyder, Schuette Oppose Lansing Casino

Governor Rick Snyder and state Attorney General Bill Schuette have told a northern Michigan Indian tribe they will do whatever is necessary to stop a casino from being built in downtown Lansing. 

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