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City council to discuss Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino deal

The city council in Taunton, Massachusetts, will meet Wednesday night to discuss an intergovernmental agreement with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

Under the deal, the will pay $33 million up front in mitigation costs. The tribe also plans to share about $13 million a year in gaming revenues.

The agreement requires ratification by the city council. A vote could come at the meeting tomorrow night.

Residents of Taunton will go to the polls on June 9 to say whether they want to host the casino.

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