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Feds threaten to cancel Duluth's casino lease


DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of the Interior has threatened to cancel a lease agreement that allows the city of Duluth to collect a cut of revenue from the Fond-du-Luth video gambling machines.

A letter from Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk to Mayor Don Ness says the lease agreement is unlawful in light of recent court rulings and the National Indian Gaming Commission.

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