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Cuomo confident of accord on Mohawk land claim

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During his visit to Plattsburgh last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo said he's confident that talks with the Mohawk community will reach an accord over land issues in the North Country.

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"I'm an optimist by nature. I couldn't be governor of this state if I wasn't an optimist right? And I believe the talks with the Mohawks are gonna go well."

Last month Cuomo inked a deal over casino revenues with the Mohawk tribe. Leaders of the St. Regis Mohawks have said they hope the next round of talks will end a long dispute over 12,000 acres of land in Franklin and St. Lawrence Counties.

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