City officials in Glendale, Ariz., have rebuffed offers from the Tohono O'odham Nation Indian tribe to discuss a proposed casino project near the city. "Because we are preparing for litigation, this would not be an appropriate time to meet with (tribal) Chairman (Ned) Norris," Mayor Elaine Scruggs said in written statement, The Arizona Republic reported Tuesday.
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