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Breaking news: Evacuees coming back to Rocky Boy


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Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation could be setting plans by Saturday night to bring the last of its residents evacuated due to flooding home, Chippewa Cree Tribal council Member John "Chance" Houle said today.

Federal officials told U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., that the assessment of damages on the reservation are likely to be complete by Monday, allowing Gov. Brian Schweitzer — as well as Tester and Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont. — to take action to help Rocky Boy with the damage.

Houle said most of the water threatening the agency dam — a blocked culvert created a new reservoir on the ot...

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