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Sage settles lawsuit for $200 million

Sage Memorial Hospital in Ganado, Arizona, has settled its lawsuit against the Indian Health Service for $200 million, according to a press release from Razaghi Health Care, the hospital’s management company.

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Apache County manager resigns

Apache County Manger Delwin Wengert, who abruptly retired last week in the wake of an executive session discussing his employment status, said Tuesday he was under no pressure to leave.

Business

Times makes major haul at NAJA

The Navajo Times brought home a whopping 18 awards from the Native American Journalists Association conference Sept. 9 in Anaheim, California, including General Excellence and Best Layout in its circulation size division.

Education

School reps: Give labor relations office more teeth

The Navajo Preference in Employment Act, created to make sure outside companies employed Navajos, is instead creating headaches for school boards and administrations, school officials charged at the final hearing on possible changes to the NPEA here last Tuesday.

People

Miss Indiana: Pageants helped overcome OCD

If you were looking for a way to overcome obsessive-compulsive disorder, entering a beauty pageant is probably not the first thing that would come to mind.

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Carnival worker commits suicide at SW fairgrounds

The death of a carnival worker Wednesday evening at the Southwest Fair grounds in Dilkon, Arizona, has been determined to be a suicide, according to the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office.

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Too late for Miss Bessie

Woman dies waiting for NHA home

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San Juan voters’ rights lawsuit will go to trial

A lawsuit filed by the Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission over voting practices in San Juan County, Utah, will go to trial.

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Head Start bus involved in accident

A Whippoorwill Head Start bus carrying children was involved in an accident between noon and 12:30 p.m. Monday.

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Mother, daughter victims of cyberbullying

Like most people, Caroline Begay thought cyberbullying only happened to “teens and celebrities.” Then it happened to her.