TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A federal judge has thrown out the city of Vancouver's challenge to casino plans drawn up by the Cowlitz Tribe. U.S. District Judge Benjamin Settle ruled Wednesday the city's complaints are too hypothetical. The tribe is planning to build the casino about 10 miles from the Vancouver city limits, but the land for the project has not yet become part of the tribe's reservation. City officials aren't happy about the proposal. They say they're worried about gamblers becoming addicted, contributing to problems of crime, bankruptcy, divorce and domestic violence.
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