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Tribe denounces 'false' reporting on water project

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation has issued a release saying work on a regional water project is proceeding and that an article reporting that the Bureau of Reclamation had temporarily halted funding on the project contained comments that were "not only taken out of context but untrue."

"The numbers reported by the local newspapers don't match the facts," Richard "Ricky" Morsette, acting chair of the tribe's Business Committee, said in the release.

A March 21 Associated Press article reported BOR had frozen funds on the water project, and that a letter from a BOR direc...


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