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Kevin Abourezk: Oglala Sioux Tribe seeks liquor sale limits

"The Oglala Sioux Tribe is asking a federal court to limit alcohol sales in a small Nebraska town that sells nearly 5 million cans of beer a year.

The tribe's attorney, former state senator Tom White of Omaha, amended a lawsuit Friday that was filed Feb. 9 in U.S. District Court in Lincoln. The amendment asks the court to limit beer sales in Whiteclay to an amount "that can reasonably be consumed in accordance with the laws of the State of Nebraska and the (tribe)."

"The defendants have failed to make reasonable efforts to ensure their products are distributed and sold in obedience to the laws of the State of Nebraska and the Oglala Sioux Tribe," White said in a press release."

Get the Story:
Kevin Abourezk: Tribe seeks to limit beer sales at Whiteclay (The Lincoln Journal Star 2/23)

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