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Navajo Nation eyes proposed Department of Medical Examiners

The Navajo Nation says it is working with Congress to fund the tribe’s proposed Department of Medical Examiners.

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Three plead guilty in case of Native American jewelry knockoffs

Laura Marye Wesley, 32, pleaded guilty Jan. 7 in U.S. District court in Phoenix to conspiracy, wire fraud and other charges while Waleed Sarrar, 44, and Christian Coxon, 46, each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy, prosecutors said.

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1 coal generator at Cholla power plant to close in 2020

The remaining two units are scheduled to close in 2025.

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Navajo Nation to create ‘one-of-a-kind Medicaid program’

The Navajo Nation is seeking to become one of the first Native American tribes to create a managed health care entity.

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Navajo Nation to create ‘one-of-a-kind Medicaid program’

The Navajo Nation is seeking to become one of the first Native American tribes to create a managed health care entity.

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Man pleads guilty in death of Navajo Nation police officer

Kirby Cleveland faces a possible life sentence in the killing of Navajo Nation Officer Houston Largo, who was shot March 11, 2017, on a dark road in western New Mexico while responding to a domestic violence call.

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Arizona tribes oppose plan to dam Colorado River tributary

Native American tribes, environmentalists, state and federal agencies, river rafters and others say they have significant concerns about proposals to dam a Colorado River tributary in northern Arizona for hydropower.

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Arizona DPS: New Mexico man arrested after wrong-way wreck

The state Department of Transportation said eastbound Interstate 40 was closed for about an hour after the wreck occurred at 3:30 a.m. near the junction with Interstate 17.

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Study looks at potential for massive flooding in Flagstaff

The mountainous areas generally are cooler, but climate change has increased the risk of wildfires even in those places, county officials said.

Native students want UofA head to apologize for quip

A group of University of Arizona (UofA) students is demanding the school’s president apologize for remarks he made using Native American stereotypes.

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