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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community heads to vote on casino projects


The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community owns and operates the Ojibwa Casino in Marquette, Michigan. Photo by Ocie Albert / Facebook

Members of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of Michigan are going to the polls on Saturday to vote on gaming projects.

The tribe wants to spend $33.5 million on renovations at the Ojibwa Casino in Marquette, The Houghton Daily Mining Gazette reported. Another $6.5 million would be spent on the facility in Baraga.

Gaming projects have been controversial on the reservation. In December 2014, voters rejected plans to relocate the Baraga casino.

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KBIC to vote on casino upgrade (The Houghton Daily Mining Gazette 8/12)

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