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2008-10-01 09:00:36

By Amy K. Stewart Deseret News While educators don't enjoy having their school on the "improvement list" for the federal mandate No Child Left Behind, they say it is helping them to do better.

2008-09-28 12:00:21

By Rodger L.

2008-08-18 18:00:00

By Journal Staff Report Staged readings of plays by Native American playwrights continue today at the VSA North Fourth Art Center's N4th Theater, 4904 Fourth NW.

2008-08-18 06:00:38

By Angela Haupt When a Navajo woman delivers a baby at Banner Page Hospital in northern Arizona, she invites her entire family -- often more than 10 people -- into the birthing room. She may give birth squatting, as is custom among Native Americans.

2008-08-01 09:00:35

By Cornelia de Bruin, The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. Aug. 1--FARMINGTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued an air permit for Desert Rock Power Plant on Thursday, the final day it was mandated to act on the long-delayed permit.

2008-07-30 12:00:36

By Rob Capriccioso, Indian Country Today, Oneida, N.Y. Jul. 30--WASHINGTON -- Abandoned uranium ore mines in Navajo country have for decades been known to cause health problems. A five-agency coalition is finally doing something about it.

2008-07-28 15:00:35

By STACI MATLOCK The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is scheduled to release its decision on an air-quality permit for a controversial proposed coal-fired power plant on Navajo land near Shiprock by Thursday.

2008-07-25 15:00:58

By Alysa Landry, The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. Jul. 25--BLOOMFIELD -- The school year at Dzilth-na-o-dith-hle Community School may begin with vacancies in two of the top three administrative positions.

2008-07-23 12:00:48

By Cornelia De Bruin, The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. Jul. 23--FARMINGTON -- Confidence, tempered by expectations of litigation, describe the sentiment at Bracewell and Giuliani, the Washington, D.C., law firm representing Sithe Global as it awaits permission to build Desert Rock Power Plant.

2008-07-21 18:00:27

The head of the Navajo Nation today appealed to President Bush to intervene to prevent the imminent shutdown of satellite communications for the Navajos' entire public safety network.


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