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An unlawful lawmaker?

Newly sworn-inLD7 Sen. Carlyle Begay, D-Ganado. (Photo by Jim Small / Arizona Capitol Times.)

Gilbert or Ganado — New senator faces challenge over residency

Mere hours after he was sworn into the Arizona Senate, Democrat Carlyle Begay faced a challenge to his seat on the grounds that he doesn’t live in the district he was appointed to represent.

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Navajo Nation opens flagship casino in Arizona

This image released by the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise shows the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort near Flagstaff, Ariz. The casino is the Navajo Nation’s largest and the first in Arizona. A grand opening is scheduled Friday, May 24, 2013. The 267,000 square-foot building sits across the interstate from an old trading post and rest stop known for the giant twin arrows that point toward the ground. The tribe has three other casinos in New Mexico. (AP Photo/Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise, Dave Siegel)

TWIN ARROWS, Ariz. — New sets of twin arrows are beckoning travelers on Interstate 40 in northern Arizona. The Navajo Nation has opened its first casino in the state, the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, named after an old trading post, diner and gas station where red and gold twin arrows aimed at the ground remind motorists of what once was the "best little" stop on the interstate.

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