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The clothing retailer Urban Outfitters is under fire for using the word “Navajo” to describe a line of clothing and products. The retailer said it currently has no plans to modify or discontinue any of the products.
October 14, 2011
uranium
U.S. Senators from Arizona and Utah claim the ban is thwarting the creation of thousands of jobs. Officials at the Interior Department say that is false.
October 12, 2011
The Navajo Generating Station, targeted for closure by environmentalists, faces a lease renewal and new, expensive EPA requirements. Many Navajos want it to stay, as they rely on the power plant and the coal mine that feeds it for jobs.
October 10, 2011
As the federal government expands the number of lanes to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, there were less officers to staff the ports of entry. One study put the loss of productivity at millions of dollars per minute.
October 10, 2011
The Department of Labor opened an investigation this summer into many of the largest home builders who led the real estate boom in the Southwest. Last month, the IRS joined them. At issue is the way home builders pay their workers and their taxes.
October 07, 2011
A jury found the rancher liable of inflicting emotional distress on the victims. He defended himself by saying he lowered the weapon upon realizing the victims weren’t armed drug smugglers.
October 06, 2011
For the first time in decades, the Navajo and Hopi tribes have agreed to come together to advocate for one new Congressional district representing the tribes.
October 05, 2011
A study by the University of Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law finds that even though the majority of SB 1070's provisions were never enacted, it cause some migrants to move out of Arizona and they often left their children behind to finish school in the U.S.
September 30, 2011
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday plans to clean up the largest and highest priority uranium mine on the Navajo Nation.
September 30, 2011
The spread of poverty hits an all time high for Hispanic children, according to a recent study by the Pew Hispanic Center.
September 29, 2011

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