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Coronavirus on Navajo Nation and a lawmaker’s call to reopen the economy


There’s been a spike in coronavirus cases on the Navajo Nation. Occasional conflicts are playing out in Utah businesses overmask-wearing. And a Utah lawmaker is calling for a full reopening of the state, despite the recommendations of public health officials.

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