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Navajo Nation Boys and Girls Clubs close doors again

For the second time this year, the Boys and Girls Clubs on the Navajo Nation have been closed, The Farmington Daily Times reports.

A notice taped to the door of the club in Shiprock blamed the closure on lack of funding. That was the same reason given when the clubs closed in August as a result of a dispute between the non-profit organization running the clubs and Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr.

The organization eventually handed control to Shirley's office and the director was forced to resign. Shirley says the organization's lack of accountability is the cause of the latest closure.

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Navajo Boys Girls Club closes doors -- again (The Farmington Daily Times 12/9)

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