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Media mogul George Malti dies in Sedona, Ariz.

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Malti owNed Gallup’s Millennium Media

The city lost an outstanding and accomplished member of the community when long-time resident George Malti, 78, died May 13 in Sedona, Arizona.

The cause of death was not announced. There will be a Celebration of George’s Life on May 24 in Sedona, according to information distributed by the local media company that Malti owned.

Malti was born in Ithaca, NY, where he graduated undergraduate and law school from Cornell University. After graduation, Malti joined the law firm of Breed, Robinson and Stewart of Oakland, California. In 1969, Malti co-founded a law firm by the name of Farrand & Malti in San Francisco with his friend Steve...

NM CEOS paid 100 times more than rank-and-file workers

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SANTA FE— CEO pay for major companies in New Mexico continues to soar as income inequality and outsourcing of good-paying American jobs increases. Outsourcing has become a hot presidential election topic with candidates calling out corporations who say they need to save money by sending jobs overseas.

Meanwhile, according to the recent AFL-CIO Executive PayWatch, the average New Mexico CEO made over $3.6 million in 2015 – 100 times more money than the average rank-and-file worker.

The Executive PayWatch website, a searchable online database tracking CEO pay, showed that in 2015, the average production and nonsupervisory New Mexico worker earned over $36,000 per year, a wage that...

Missing Zuni woman found dead in Gallup; Foul play suspected

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A Zuni woman reported missing by family members on Friday was found deceased after 7 pm last night.

Gallup Police Department Det. Rosanne Morrissette said that Mary Pablito, 31, is likely the victim of foul play, although she didn't go into details of what detectives found at the scene. She was found at the intersection of Maloney Avenue and Allison Road.

"She was found in the area by family searching for her," she said.

Morrissette said the preliminary results of an autopsy should shed some more light on the cause of her death. Results for the complete autopsy and toxicology testing could take up to six weeks.

According to a Facebook post by one family member, Mary was last seen in...

Westside Conoco robbers don’t get beer; jailed instead

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One suspect had nun chucks

By Bernie Dotson

Sun Correspondent

Darwin Butte and Raymond Martin remain jailed May 13 on individual felony robbery charges after the two attempted a beer heist at the Conoco gas station and convenience store at 3302 W. Historic Highway 66 on May 11, according to a police report.

Both possess prior criminal records and are detained at the Gallup McKinley County Adult Detention Center on $5,000 bonds apiece, records show.

Gallup Police Officer Philamena Chischilly wrote in a report that at about 12:09 a.m. Butte, 34, and Martin, 24, were hanging around the outside confines of the store, at one point entering the store and under the guise of wanting to buy...

Frazier Shows carnival draws hundreds; rakes in $14K for city

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Frazier was in Indian Capital three times in 2015

Excitement spread across the Indian Capital the past two weeks as hundreds – perhaps thousands depending on who you talk to – of people partook in the tri-annual family-friendly Frasier Shows carnival at Rio West Mall. Based on the dates of past performances, the event could be coming back to Gallup’s Rio West Mall.

“This was the first time that I brought my daughter, Anne, 10, and my son, Kevin, 13, to Gallup for the carnival,” Jannie Smith, 38, of Window Rock, said. “They like carnivals. The thing is they don’t get to go a lot of carnivals, because they aren’t here in Gallup a lot over the summer.” Anne Smith...

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