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Navajo Nation Council's summer session underway

Lawmakers hear Shelly deliver state of the nation address
WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. — Dozens of people rode horses to the Navajo Nation Council chamber on Monday to mark the start of the council's summer session. Full Story
SPORTS
Cecil Linnens named AD at Kirtland Central High

FARMINGTON — Kirtland Central High School has named Cecil Linnens as the school's new athletic director. Full Story
OPINION
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Editorial: Lapses on deadly diseases demand explanation

When we heard that the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had created a potentially lethal safety risk by improperly sending deadly pathogens — like anthrax — to other laboratories around the country, our first reaction was disbelief. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
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Bloomfield 11-year-old sets her eyes on the Indian National Rodeo Finals

FARMINGTON — Rodeo has been a tradition in the Pioche family for generations, so it wasn't surprising that a few years ago Cheyenne Pioche's parents put her on the family's paint mare, Patches. Full Story
Entertainment
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Animas River Blues and Brews festival attracts locals and visitors

Annual event at Riverside Park is now in its ninth year
AZTEC — Armed with blankets, lawn chairs and umbrellas, blues music enthusiasts flocked on Saturday to Riverside Park in Aztec for the ninth annual Animas Rivers Blues and Brews Festival. Full Story
Opinion
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Editorial: Lapses on deadly diseases demand explanation

When we heard that the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had created a potentially lethal safety risk by improperly sending deadly pathogens — like anthrax — to other laboratories around the country, our first reaction was disbelief. Full Story
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BUSINESS
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BLM director calls for new fees to pay for oil and gas well inspections

Oil and gas trade group says fee is 'vague,' doesn't help industry programs
FARMINGTON — The Bureau of Land Management director has called for a new fee to help pay for inspections for oil and gas wells. Full Story
Pastry pranks: Vandals smear cars with baked goods

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — There's mischief afoot in one suburban Portland neighborhood, but police say it doesn't involve the typical spray paint or broken windows. Full Story
Imax, Shanghai Film to open 19 screens in China

HONG KONG (AP) — Imax and China's biggest state-owned film exhibitor are teaming up to open 19 giant screen cinemas in the world's No. Full Story
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Movie, TV legend James Garner dies at 86

Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died, police said.