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‘We’re all one family’

All members of President Barack Obama’s cabinet will visit Indian Country in the next two years to visit with youth and learn about their lives.

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Leaders strengthen criminal code provisions

It is now against the law to assault Navajo Nation police officers, according to amendments to the Criminal Code that President Ben Shelly signed into law Monday.

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Company seeks OK to build 130-mile oil pipeline

If right-of-ways are granted by federal, state, private and tribal landowners to Saddle Butte LLC, construction of a 130-mile oil pipeline would begin this summer.

50 Years Ago

50 Years Ago: Audit haunts Nakai

People who saw the front page of the Dec. 17, 1964, issue of the Navajo Times probably thought at first that the administration had finally gotten its act together and managed to bring economic development onto the reservation.

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Officer Ernest Montoya killed in vehicle rollover

Officer Ernest Montoya, with the Dilkon Police District, was killed in the line of duty Sunday, according to a police report released by Deswood Tome, special advisor to Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly.

50 Years Ago

50 Years Ago: First Diné doctor hired

Something happened in late November 1964 that would have a profound effect on the lives of every member of the Navajo Tribe at that time and for the future.

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Code Talker Samuel Tsosie Sr. passes on

Navajo Code Talker Samuel Tsosie Sr. has passed into the spirit world, according to Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly, who ordered flags flown at half-staff in his honor.

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Shiprock man sentenced to 30 years for 3 deaths in drunk driving crash

Tillman Naskia Begaye, 33, was sentenced on Friday to 30 years in federal prison for his conviction on three counts of second-degree murder.

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Gallup Rotary Club hands out 100 food baskets

Tom K. Johnson Jr. and Laura Patterson of Gamerco, N.M., will have a turkey dinner this Thanksgiving thanks to the Gallup Rotary Club’s annual “Baskets of Brotherhood” food donation.

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State Rep. Hale arrested for DWI

Former Navajo Nation President Albert Hale is facing driving while intoxicated charges.