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AP Photo/Mike Groll New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (left) and Chief Ron LaFrance of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council shake hands after signing an agreement Tuesday in Albany. The pact ensure the Mohawks keep their exclusive casino territory while paying the state $30 million in gambling proceeds that have been withheld. Looking on is D. Billy Jones of the Franklin County Board of Legislators.