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Activists say woman's beating death is latest reason to end beer sales in Whiteclay


LINCOLN — Activists on Wednesday pointed to the death of a woman last month as further reason to end beer sales in the notorious border town of Whiteclay, Nebraska.

Sherry Wounded Foot, 50, was found beaten and unconscious behind a building in town Aug. 5, said John Maisch, a documentary filmmaker and former liquor regulator.

She died of her injuries Aug. 17 at the Pine Ridge Indian Health Service Hospital.


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