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Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax 23.4.2014 Twincities.com: Nation
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles.
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Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax 23.4.2014 Yahoo: Top Stories
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles.
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Advocates push for junk-food tax on Navajo Nation 22.4.2014 Yahoo: Top Stories
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles.
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Navajo advocates make push for junk food tax 22.4.2014 AP National
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles....
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Navajo Nation lawmakers take up bills that aim to combat diabetes on vast reservation 22.4.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Navajo advocates make push for junk food tax 22.4.2014 Yahoo: Top Stories
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles.
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Navajo family receives electricity for first time (Cached) 14.4.2014 Durango Herald
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. x2013 Life has become a little easier for Margie and Alvin Tso.The couple who raised eight children in the LeChee area of the Navajo Nation did so without a power line running to their home. For Margie Tso, that meant laundering clothes in a tub with a washboard and cooking food on a wood stove. The children did...
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Navajo families receive electricity for first time 14.4.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Life has become a little easier for Margie and Alvin Tso.
Navajo families receive electricity for first time 13.4.2014 Yahoo: US National
Navajo families receive electricity for first time
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Dozens of Navajo families to receive electricity for first time under partnership 13.4.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
Navajo families receive electricity for first time 13.4.2014 Twincities.com: Nation
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Life has become a little easier for Margie and Alvin Tso. The couple who raised eight children in the LeChee area of the Navajo Nation did so without a power line running to their home.
NFL: Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Washington team name 11.4.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Window Rock, Ariz. • The Navajo Nation Council voted to oppose the use of the Washington NFL team’s name — a slang term for Native Americans — while a United Nations human rights expert said separately that the term is “inextricably linked to a history of suffering and dispossession.” The Council’s committee of the whole voted 9-2 Thursday to oppose the name. The measure was sponsored by lawmaker Joshua Lavar Butler, who says the word can have negative psychological effects on American Indians. ...
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Navajo Nation Council, United Nations expert criticize Washington Redskins name 11.4.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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Navajo Nation Council formally opposes use of NFL team's 'Redskins' name 11.4.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Feds hope settlement a lesson for polluters 5.4.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
This week, the federal government announced a record-breaking $5 billion settlement in a remarkable environmental case. The toxic legacy of the company involved, Kerr-McGee, stretches back 85 years and includes scores of sites across the country.
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Feds Hope $5 Billion Settlement A Lesson For Polluters 5.4.2014 NPR News
The Justice Department wants the settlement against Kerr-McGee to send a powerful message: corporations can't shirk their responsibility to clean up the toxic legacies of their operations.
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Feds reaches $5.15B settlement with Anadarko for cleanup of mining sites 4.4.2014 Star Tribune: Business
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Feds reach $5.15B settlement over mining cleanup 4.4.2014 Yahoo: US National
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — For decades, uranium ore was mined from the Lukachukai Mountains of northeastern Arizona, providing Navajos with much-needed employment but leaving behind a legacy of death and disease on the ...
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Petroleum firm agrees to pay $5.15 billion to clean up waste 4.4.2014 LA Times: Environment
In the largest settlement ever for environmental contamination, Anadarko Petroleum Corp. agrees to clean up hazardous substances dumped nationwide.

The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday announced that Anadarko Petroleum Corp. had agreed to pay $5.15 billion to clean up hazardous substances dumped nationwide — including radioactive uranium waste across the Navajo Nation — in the largest settlement ever for environmental contamination.
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Anadarko Petroleum to pay $5.15 billion to settle pollution case, Justice Dept. says 4.4.2014 Washington Post: Politics
The Justice Department announced the biggest environmental cash settlement in history Thursday, securing a $5.15 billion deal with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. to clean up dozens of sites across the country and compensate more than 7,000 people living with the effects of the ...
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