Poll: Navajo Nation
What should be the top priority for the new Navajo Nation president, Russell Begaye?
 Improving infrastructure across the reservation.
 Addressing the language fluency issue.
 Finding ways to address crime and policing on tribal land.
 Supporting projects to spur economic development.
 Offering young people more educational opportunities.
(Alexa Rogals — The Daily Times)
'Judge Judy' Sheindlin shares life lessons with Shiprock High School grads

Shiprock grad Alexus Uentillie won essay contest to bring in TV personality
SHIPROCK — Television star Judy Sheindlin shared several important life lessons as she delivered the commencement speech to the Shiprock High School graduating class of 2015 Thursday evening. Full Story
Four Corners Sports
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Horse racing: Ruidoso Futurity trials highlight opening weekend

RUIDOSO — Triple Crown fever is being felt around the world of horse racing. The road to a Triple Crown of a totally different kind gets rolling this weekend during 32 trial races for the $800,000-added Ruidoso Futurity — the opening leg of quarter horse racing's ultimate prize. Full Story
OPINION
Guest Editorial: Congress asleep at the wheel

The train derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight and left scores injured is a nearly perfect metaphor for the state of the nation's decrepit infrastructure. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
(Photos by Gregorio Borgia — The Associated Press)
St. John's Episcopalian Church in Farmington will celebrate Pentecost with a vigil

Holiday celebration Holy Spirit's descent onto followers of Christ
FARMINGTON — Traditionally, major Christian holidays like Easter or Christmas are preceded with a vigil. Full Story
Entertainment
(Courtesy photo by Ingo Rautenberg)
Laura Rain and the Caesars perform at Riverfest, Aztec Theater

After years of disappointment, Laura Rain finally finds her musical groove with the Caesars
FARMINGTON — Having been trained classically as a Verdi soprano, Laura Rain knows she probably would have been in for a much more stable lifestyle had she pursued a career as an opera singer or musical theater actress. Full Story
Opinion
Guest Editorial: Congress asleep at the wheel

The train derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight and left scores injured is a nearly perfect metaphor for the state of the nation's decrepit infrastructure. Full Story
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BUSINESS
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Business leaders throw support behind San Juan Generating Station plan

County official: Failure to approve plan 'could really create turmoil'
ALBUQUERQUE — Business leaders on Thursday outlined the economic devastation they say could come if New Mexico regulators fail to approve a plan to shut down part of a decades-old coal-fired power plant to meet a federal mandate. Full Story
Four Corners Sports
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Horse racing: Ruidoso Futurity trials highlight opening weekend

RUIDOSO — Triple Crown fever is being felt around the world of horse racing. The road to a Triple Crown of a totally different kind gets rolling this weekend during 32 trial races for the $800,000-added Ruidoso Futurity — the opening leg of quarter horse racing's ultimate prize. Full Story
Lifestyles
(Photos by Gregorio Borgia — The Associated Press)
St. John's Episcopalian Church in Farmington will celebrate Pentecost with a vigil

Holiday celebration Holy Spirit's descent onto followers of Christ
FARMINGTON — Traditionally, major Christian holidays like Easter or Christmas are preceded with a vigil. Full Story
(Gene J. Puskar/AP)
Suit: Competitor's smiley face cookies 'confusingly similar'

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The cookies may be smiling, but the restaurants are not. A Pennsylvania chain says in a lawsuit that the smiley face cookies made by a Chicago-based baker are "confusingly similar" to its own trademarked treats. Full Story
(Scott Gries/Scott Gries/Invision/AP)
Michael Fassbender on making 'Macbeth': 'the Scottish film'

CANNES, France (AP) — Michael Fassbender doesn't know if the "Macbeth" curse carries over to movie adaptations, but he'd rather not test it. Full Story
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Duggar son apologizes after molestation accusations surface

Josh Duggar, one of the cast members of the TLC reality show '19 Kids and Counting,' was accused of molesting five young girls, including his sister, as a teenager; no charges were filed. He reportedly takes responsibility in an issued statement.