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Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Case, Cayuga Land Claim Dismissed

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State officials are celebrating the US Supreme Court's refusal to review a Cayuga land claim appeal. US Senator Chuck Shumer called it a "major victory" for local taxpayers, and Governor Pataki issued a statement praising the decision to - quote - "definitively end the tribal land claims that have threatened our state's homeowners and businesses."
But what implication the ruling has for the Akwesasne Mohawk land claim in St Lawrence and Franklin counties isn't clear. And both sides are urging a go slow approach. Gregory Warner reports.

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