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Walker: Casino decision might come by week's end

KESHENA, Wis. (AP) - Gov. Scott Walker says he might make a decision by the end of the week on whether the Menominee Nation's plans for an off-reservation casino in Kenosha can proceed.

Walker has said his approval hinges on three criteria - no net increase in gambling, community support and approval from the state's 10 other tribes. The Forest County Potawatomi and the Ho-Chunk Nation oppose the project.

Walker has given the Menominee until Tuesday to reach a consensus. A Department of Administration spokeswoman says Walker plans to meet with the Menominee on Wednesday.

WLUK-TV initially reported the governor extended the deadline for tribal consensus but later corrected that report.

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