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...collapsed in a sex and finances scandal in the late 1980s. Catawba chief won't run for re-election ROCK HILL - Chief Gilbert Blue, who led the Catawba Indian Nation for more than three decades and helped it become South Carolina's only federally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/20/met_121001.shtml
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...County, which could bring as many as 2,000 jobs to the area in the construction and operation of the facility, Chief Gilbert Blue says. "This could be a significant achievement for the Catawba Indian Nation and a real economic force for the region...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/20/met_381676.shtml
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Tribal leader elected

...federal government in 1993, said the newcomers will have their hands full. Mr. Rodgers is the first chief elected since Gilbert Blue won the position in 1973. "Gilbert did a good job for the time he was there," Mr. Rodgers said. "But it's time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/24/met_136895.shtml
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...someone to help lead the tribe past years of bitter infighting. The election comes four months after longtime Chief Gilbert Blue resigned amid growing criticism. Some tribal members described the 73-year-old as out of touch and unwilling to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/16/met_136017.shtml
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Company hiring workers for Rock Hill video gambling operation

...video poker games as permitted by the settlement agreement between the Nation and the state," the letter said. Chief Gilbert Blue referred questions to attorney Jay Bender when reached by phone Thursday. The tribe is seeking federal legislation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/21/met_394032.shtml
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Town welcomes bingo hall plan

...the outlet mall is a prime spot for a bingo hall to snag tourists along the Eastern corridor, says Catawba Chief Gilbert Blue. But in order for the bingo hall to be lucrative, it must be regulated by the federal government, rather than the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/31/met_387051.shtml
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Think tank says Catawbas can operate video gambling machines

...gambling on its Rock Hill reservation if it is unable to build a high-stakes bingo hall in Santee, Catawba Chief Gilbert Blue said. The Catawbas aren't offering any sort of threat but simply need a way to replace lost revenue, Blue said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/29/met_398816.shtml
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...meet with the tribe's executive committee Thursday, but were told they could meet only individually. Catawba Chief Gilbert Blue has said he won't meet with the group because it has no legitimate standing. The group has clashed with tribal leaders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/29/met_215295.shtml
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Hundreds file into Catawba Bingo grand opening

...opposition to its plans for one in North Myrtle Beach. "This will mean a lot to the Catawba people economically," Chief Gilbert Blue said. "Our main focus is to funnel our money into better health care, better housing," he said. Education also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/27/met_219671.shtml
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Catawbas give preview of upscale bingo parlor

...television advertising campaign and already has 30 buses scheduled to arrive for opening night Dec. 26, Catawba Chief Gilbert Blue said. Women make up 80 percent of bingo players, according to tribal research figures. The median household income...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/19/met_219282.shtml
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