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Judge grants 60-day stay in Oklahoma tribal water rights case





A federal judge granted another 60-day stay in the water rights lawsuit filed by the Choctaw Nation and the Chickasaw Nation.

The tribes and the state of Oklahoma have been negotiating a potential settlement. A status report is due September 18, The Oklahoman reported.

The tribes say they were promised water in southeastern Oklahoma by their treaties.

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