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Schumer asks new Interior secretary to approve land in trust for casinos

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US Senator Charles Schumer says he would like new Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to approve lands in trust so that casinos could be built in Sullivan County by Native American tribes. Former Secretary Dirk Kempthorne flatly refused to approve such arrangements, but Schumer said there is a possibility with the new secretary.