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Oklahoma City Accepts State Offer to Run AICCM

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It's a done deal. The Oklahoma City Council has voted to accept the deal offered by the state to take over the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum. The unfinished project has sat dormant since 2012. $80-million is still needed to finish the project.

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Chickasaw's Go High-Tech

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As part of its business plan to get into the business of high-tech the Chickasaw Nation has purchased a North Carolina Company. Corvid Technologies, LLC, specializes in proprietary software involving fluid dynamics, high-speed computational physics and structural bio-mechanics.

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Ceremonial Signing Ends Native American Lawsuit

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This week leaders of the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations will sign an agreement ending a nearly decade long lawsuit with the federal government over mismanagement of 1.3 million acres of timber lands in southeastern and south-central Oklahoma. U.S. Secretary of the Department of Interior Sally Jewell will be in Durant for the ceremonial event.

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Jim Thorpe's Body Will Remain in Pennsylvania

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The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the son's of Jim Thorpe and Indian tribes to remove the remains of Jim Thorpe from Pennsylvania. The justices left in place a court order that Thorpe's remains stay in the town that bears his name.

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