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Navajo Nation erases its budget deficit with Peabody settlement
Posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2011
cleared a $23 million budget deficit thanks to a settlement with
The tribe received an immediate $50 million payment through the settlement. That enabled the tribe to eliminate the deficit earlier than anticipated.
The tribe settled the lawsuit after saying it had been cheated out of $600 million in coal royalties.
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Navajo Nation erases $22M budget deficit
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