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Activists say Whiteclay should be shut down following woman's death

 


A Native activist and documentary filmmaker told state liquor regulators Wednesday that the death of a woman they say was beaten in Whiteclay in August justifies the closure of the town’s four beer stores.

Frank LaMere of Winnebago and John Maisch, a former Oklahoma alcohol regulator who made a documentary about Whiteclay, called on the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission to shut down the stores following the Aug. 17 death of Sherry Wounded Foot, a 50-year-old woman they say was brutally beaten and later died of her injuries.

“Whiteclay has claimed another life,” Maisch said. “Whiteclay is a lawless place.”

http://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/nebraska/activists-say-whiteclay-should-be-shut-down-following-woman-s/article_b1747d79-3f3c-5ce7-b78a-ca3ccfa22b5d.html

 

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