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Standing Rock casino sees recovery after pipeline protest

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New Standing Rock leader wants to fight for jobs, against drugs

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Standing Rock casino sees recovery after pipeline protest
FORT YATES, N.D. — Finances at a casino run by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are slowly improving, after facing a $6 million shortfall during the peak of the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest in February. Blizzards and the protest's closure of the Prairie Knights Casino's main access road led to a decline in visitors and revenue over the end of 2016 and beginning of this year, the Bismarck Tribune reported   Read More ...
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New Standing Rock leader wants to fight for jobs, against drugs
FORT YATES, N.D.—Like many of his predecessors, new Standing Rock Tribal Chairman Mike Faith is aiming to combat the issues of unemployment, housing and drug abuse on the reservation.   Read More ...
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Standing Rock casino sees recovery after pipeline protest
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — Finances at a casino run by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are slowly improving, after facing a $6 million shortfall during the peak of the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest in February. The Bismarck Tribune reports that blizzards and the protest's closure of the Prairie Knights Casino's main access road led to a decline in visitors and revenue over the end of 2016 and beginning of this year   Read More ...
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Providence woman, 64, gets jail time for protesting Dakota Access pipeline
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota man and a Rhode Island woman are the first to serve jail time in North Dakota for protesting the Dakota Access pipeline. Sixty-four-year-old Mary Redway of Providence, Rhode Island, and 27-year-old Alexander Simon were recently convicted of misdemeanor disorderly conduct. Redway was sentenced to four days in jail and Simon to 18 days. Simon's address is listed as Fort Yates, North Dakota, but The Bismarck Tribune reports he's teaching in New Mexico   Read More ...
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BIA fatally shoots suspect on Standing Rock Reservation
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — The FBI says a suspect was shot dead after a confrontation with officers of the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. The FBI's Minneapolis Division says BIA officers assigned to the reservation responded to a call of shots fired at a gas station Monday. After a short vehicle chase, BIA officers tried to take the suspect into custody   Read More ...
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Tribal court ruling stops tribe from voting on amendments
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — A tribal court injunction will prevent members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe from voting on seven proposed constitutional amendments in an upcoming council election. The Bismarck Tribune reports that tribe members will go to the polls Wednesday to weigh in on tribal council positions. But a series of proposed revisions to the constitution won't be included on a newly printed ballot   Read More ...
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