Casino Revenues

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New York State's long, contentious relationship with the Seneca Nation appears to have taken another negative turn. On Tuesday, an arbitration panel determined the Nation should resume making casino revenue-sharing payments to the state. "The Seneca people are angry. They can't believe these three judges came up with this decision," said John Kane, host of the radio show "Let's Talk Native."


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The Niagara Falls City Council will decide on Monday whether or not body cameras will be purchased for the city's police force.

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Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster says the city will be "making up for lost time" this construction season.

Optimism high for turning around Niagara Falls, NY

Aug 1, 2013
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There is a great deal of optimism for a better Niagara Falls after large check arrived Wednesday. The Seneca Nation of Indians and New York State delivered back payments of millions of dollars in casino revenues to Niagara Falls, Buffalo and Salamanca. Niagara Falls received $89 million.

Niagara Falls, Canada on casino revenue sharing

Jun 2, 2013

As the Seneca Nation of Indians continues to withhold casino revenues payments from the cities of Niagara Falls and Buffalo in a dispute with New York State -- across the border a casino agreement was hammered out for the Ontario government.  WBFO'S Eileen Buckley talked with the Mayor of Niagara Falls, Canada about a new casino revenue sharing formula.

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The budget challenges faced by the City of Niagara Falls could be jeopardizing the efficacy of one of the city's most productive assets.