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  1. Preparations in place to hold presidential election on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Navajo Times

    Navajo Nation election officials said Wednesday that everything is in order to hold the special election for tribal president on Tuesday. Edison Wauneka, director of the Navajo Nation Election Administration, said the ballots have been printed and are expected to arrive in Window Rock on Thursday for distribution to the 110 chapters in time for Tuesday's election between former Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr., and Russell Begaye, a former council delegate from Shiprock.

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  2. Wounded Navajo police officer to leave hospital this weekRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | The Navajo Times

    The Daily Times in Farmington says Officer James Hale is set to leave the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. Deswood Tome, the Navajo president's chief of staff, says Hale's family has asked that his medical condition not be disclosed.

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  3. Crowd turns out for funeral of slain Navajo police officerRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2015 | The Navajo Times

    Law enforcement officers from across the country and residents from throughout the Four Corners region gathered Friday for the funeral of 42-year-old Alex Yazzie. Authorities say Yazzie was killed March 19 after 24-year-old Justin Fowler shot at officers in Red Valley, Arizona.

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  4. Funeral for slain Navajo police officer to be held FridayRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2015 | The Navajo Times

    Editors Note APNewsNow. Updates with New Mexico governor ordering flags flown at half-staff.

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  5. Police: Man beat wife, mother before killing Navajo officerRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Navajo Times

    The pursuit ended 40 miles away in a community near the Arizona-New Mexico border when 24-year-old Justin Fowler crashed his own vehicle, Deswood Tome, chief of staff for Navajo President Ben Shelly said Friday. Fowler then opened fire on officers, killing one and wounding two others, before he was killed by police in the shootout Thursday night in Red Valley, authorities said.

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  6. Official: Navajo police officer, gunman killed in shootingRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Navajo Times

    Tribal spokesman Rick Abasta says police responded to reports of a man armed with an assault rifle holding his family hostage near the northern New Mexico town of Shiprock. He says the suspect fired on an officer and then fled the scene, setting off a manhunt that stretched into nearby Arizona.

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  7. California woman battles Navajo Nation over husband's bodyRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Navajo Times

    A Navajo Nation judge cited traditional laws in a Jan. 23 ruling that mandates DeeRoy ``Spence'' Spencer's body be returned to the reservation spanning parts of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. The order was sought by other family members of Spencer after they learned that his wife, Jean LaMarr, planned to cremate him, according to court documents.

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  8. Billions going out nationwide to address contaminated sitesRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | The Navajo Times

    The $5.15 billion settlement between the U.S. government and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. was reached last April. But a bankruptcy court had been awaiting appeals before declaring it final this week.

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  9. New Mexico district partners on Navajo education programRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Navajo Times

    The Central Consolidated School District and the tribe's education department will be giving the Dine Content Standards Assessment exam at five schools later this month as part of the pilot program. Dine is the Navajo word for ``the people.'

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  10. Navajo panel moves forward with gaming compactRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    The tribe's current compact is set to expire in June, and negotiations with Gov. Susana Martinez's administration have been ongoing for months. Navajo Nation Council Speaker Pro Tem LoRenzo Bates said in a statement issued Monday that the result of the discussions is a compact that's ``fair for our people and for the people of New Mexico.'

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  11. EPA awards Navajo $785 for storage tank workRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    The tribe is getting another $320,000 to inspect tanks at 100 facilities across the reservation to ensure they meet tribal and federal standards. The owners of the tanks are responsible for making sure they're in good condition and must pay for cleanup if they leak.

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  12. Election 2014Read the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    The Office of Hearings and Appeals expects the Navajo Elections Administration to replace Chris Deschene with the candidate who received the next highest votes in the primary elections. In spite of the Navajo Office of Hearings and Appeals decision to disqualify presidential candidate Christopher Clark Deschene, 43, on a default judgment, voters can still cast their ballots for him as walk-in absentees.

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  13. Candidate profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    After two attempts to become the tribe's president, Benally is sitting out this general election while his son, Dineh, carries the mantle as a vice-presidential candidate on the Joe Shirley Jr. ticket. The son of Donald and Joann C. Benally, Dineh Benally said his life course was not set by his father but by a man who he believes was named Tsosie who came to his ninth grade class and talked about the work done by engineers.

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  14. Candidate profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    The presidential hopeful, Chris Deschene, tapped Atcitty to be his running mate in part because of her background in education and her work providing guidance as chairwoman for the board of regents for Din College. She was the youngest of 12 children born to Betty and John Lowe who lived in Table Mesa, a small Navajo community about 15 miles from Shiprock.

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  15. Ballots run short for early voting in Navajo racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    Navajos can walk in to election offices around the reservation and vote early for tribal president, lawmakers and other offices. Election official Kimmeth Yazzie said Tuesday that some offices are out of ballots for specific communities.

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  16. Deschene gives depositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    A gag order put in place by Office of Hearings and Appeals chief hearing officer Richie Nez, prevents all parties involved from speaking about the deposition.

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  17. Navajo vice president recovering after spider biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    Jim says the spider's venom spread like wildfire through his lower left leg. He says doctors were able to surgically remove the infection, dead tissue, ligaments and muscles, avoiding leg amputation.

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  18. LETTERS Frustrated with congressional leadersRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    In particular, I am speaking about Rep. Steve Pearce who says he represents the people of New Mexico. I ask which people? The ones who have money and power? What about those who have no money or power? Who speaks for them or represents them? Pearce symbolizes a dictator of old when Native nations were considered "wards of the government," and were manipulated to suit the needs of the U.S. government.

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