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MARTY -- The Yankton Sioux Tribe has elected new leaders to its Business and Claims Committee, the tribe's governing body.

Preliminary election results from Sept. 5 show Robert Flying Hawk defeated Baptiste Cournoyer Sr. 638 to 260 votes for the chairman position. Flying Hawk will take Thurman Cournoyer Sr.'s place, who was elected to the position in 2011.

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