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    By Sara Kugler Frazier
    New York City (AP)

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    The sting operation - during which...
    09-20-2010, 03:37 PM
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    Sentencing delayed for New York cigarette shop owner
    by Skabewis
    New York, New York (AP)

    A judge has postponed a sentencing hearing for a New York cigarette dealer at the center of a dispute over the state’s power to tax tobacco sold on Indian reservations.

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  • Skabewis
    Judge: Poospatuck smoke shops ignored shutdown order
    by Skabewis
    By David B. Caruso
    New York, New York (AP)

    Three major cigarette dealers who have long defied state authorities by selling millions of untaxed packs from a Long Island Indian reservation are ignoring a court order that was supposed to have shut them down, a federal judge ruled...
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    Despite order, smokes on sale at Poospatuck reservation
    by Skabewis
    By Frank Eltman
    Poospatuck Reservation, New York (AP)

    A court order hasn’t stopped a brisk business in tax-free cigarettes on a New York Indian reservation.

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    Deputies seize cigarettes from upstate New York Cayuga Nation
    by Skabewis
    Waterloo, New York (AP)

    Authorities in two upstate New York counties raided cigarette shops operated by the Cayuga Indian Nation Nov. 25.

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