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Chinle woman recovered in aftermath of flood, Navajo Police conclude search

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CHINLE, Ariz.—A person who was swept away during flooding in Chinle on August 2 was found.

Jesse Delmar, executive director of Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety, said a female individual was swept away while inside her vehicle during flash flooding last night. The body was recovered earlier today.

“The female...

WEEKLY DWI REPORT

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Colleen Notah, 28, Ft. Defiance, Ariz.

July 19, 6:52 pm

Notah was arrested in the Wal-Mart parking lot after a witness followed her there and called into Metro Dispatch. Prior to entering Wal-Mart, the vehicle Notah was driving had, according to the police report as stated by witnesses, “drove on the side walk – then collided with the stroller while the (10month old) child was inside.”

The child was taken to the hospital, but did not appear to have any noticeable injuries. Witnesses told police that the vehicle continued on, without stopping, and went into the Wal-Mart parking lot.

Gallup Police Department Officer Luke Martin arrested Notah for...

Heinrich explains why he supports the Iran deal

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WASHINGTON, D.C.– Without the nuclear deal with Iran, the Middle Eastern country would be able to have enough enriched material to build a nuclear weapon within months, while the deal means the country would not be able to build any nuclear weapons according to Senator Martin Heinrich.

Senator Martin Heinrich speaking on the Senate floor about the Iran deal.

And the only “concrete alternative” to the deal would be a military strike and another war in the troubled region, Heinrich said. this would lead to a nuclear-armed Iran in “just a few years.”

“This agreement represents the best chance to make sure Iran never obtains a weapon and the best chance for Congress to...

Udall Votes to Protect Funding for Women’s Health Care

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tom Udall voted against an effort to cut off life-saving health care services for women in New Mexico by de-funding Planned Parenthood Aug. 3. He issued the following statement:

“Planned Parenthood provides critical health care and preventive services, such as cancer screenings and tests, for women and men, many of whom do not have access to services elsewhere. I’m not going to allow this life-saving care to be cut off for thousands in New Mexico.

“Exploiting women’s health care for political gain does the Senate a disservice and wastes the people’s time. New Mexicans - and all Americans - can’t afford more threats of stalemates and...

Gallup drug dealers: Hooked and booked

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After various six month long investigations, six people were placed in jail on distribution charges. As reported in a previous addition, the Gallup Sun will not release the identity of undercover narcotics agents. Agent #1 and Agent #2 were met with at a secure location along with another agent and Capt. Rick White of the Gallup Police Department.

According to GPD, these are just the beginning.

“[There are] more to come,” Agent #2 said regarding narcotics arrest.

MARIJUANA

Kendrick Jim, 24, Gallup

According to the statement of probable cause, Agent #2 contacted Jim and set up a meet where the Agent purchased $80 worth of a “green leafy substance [that] had the...

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