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"Federal Indian reservation", better birth doulas, and multi-million-dollar Horse Shows
VNN Weekly Digest December 6-12
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
Mining rights battle hinges on one definition
(MUSCOGEE NATION) Federal Judge Stephen Friot heard arguments from the State of Oklahoma and the federal government over who has jurisdiction over mining rights on tribal lands last week. In the end, it all came down to the definition of “federal Indian reservation” on the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Indian Affairs website.
In Oklahoma, Black families turn to doulas for better births
(OKLAHOMA) Laughter filled the living room of Carmen and Daniel Gibson’s second-floor apartment in Tulsa as they practiced swaddling a baby doll, gently wrapping it in a white blanket.
Horse Shows drive Traverse City tourism economy
(MICHIGAN) The Sports Management Research Institute (SMRI) conducted the report and found the annual Horse Shows and Equestrian Festival contribute $120 million to the local economy.
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WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) There is a Slight Risk of excessive rainfall over parts of Central California and into Southern California through Monday morning, heavy snow over the Cascades, Sierra Nevada Mountains, and Northern Rockies, and a Critical Fire Weather risk for parts of the Southern High Plains.
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