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Tribes clash in casino expansion fight

In this April 13, 2017 photo, signs guide gamblers through construction at the Ho-Chunk Nation's casino in Wittenberg, Wis. The Ho-Chunk is adding a hotel and restaurant to the site, stoking fears from rival tribe Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans that the expanded facility will hurt business at that tribe's casino 17 miles away. (AP Photo/Todd Richmond)

At 85, Betty Putnam-Schiel has trouble standing, but she gets along well enough in her home on the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans' northern Wisconsin reservation thanks to tribal assistants who do everything from shovel her snow to change her lightbulbs. But maybe not for much longer.

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