Judge seeks settlement in discrimination lawsuit
A federal judge has asked a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and officials in Rapid City, South Dakota, to try and settle an employment discrimination lawsuit.

Glen Yellow Robe worked for the city's police department for more than 20 years. He said he was fired after police officials made race-related comments about himself and Native people.

The city denied the claims in a response to the lawsuit. Yellow Robe was fired for a conflict-of-interest involving his wife, who received a city liquor license that he oversaw, the city said.

Judge Karen Schreier wants both parties to meet by August 7 to discuss a settlement, The Rapid City Journal reported.

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