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Shuttered Arizona Coal Mine Leaves Hopi, Navajo Tribes Without Vital Energy Resource, Financial Shares

Headlines in recent years have pitted Native Americans against the production of domestic energy infrastructure such as oil and gas pipelines that they claim harms their lands. But for the Hopi and Navajo tribes in northeastern Arizona, the shuttering of a strip coal mine and power plant has left tribe members without a source of heat in the winter as well as year-round revenue.

FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2011, file photo, smoke rises from the stacks of the main plant facility at the Navajo Generating Station, as seen from Lake Powell in Page, Ariz. The Navajo Nation company has ended its pursuit of a coal-fired power plant on the reservation and the …

Journalist Cokie Roberts Dead at 75

Cokie Roberts, an awarding-winning journalist who was a media fixture for decades on ABC and National Public Radio (NPR), has died from complications from breast cancer. She was 75.

Broadcaster Cokie Roberts arrives at the book launch luncheon for "Making Waves: The 50 Greatest Women in Radio and Television" April 16, 2002 in New York City. Twenty nine local market winners of the 27th Annual Gracie Allen Awards were also honored at the luncheon. (Photo by Lawrence Lucier/Getty Images)