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Potential victims sought of teacher from school on reservation

Federal authorities are trying to determine if there are any victims of a teacher who used to work at a public school on the Navajo Nation.

Richard Dates, 67, was a science, English and gifted education teacher at Crownpoint Middle School between October 2006 and November 2011. The school is near Crownpoint on the New Mexico portion of the Navajo Nation.

Dates has been indicted in federal court on child pornography charges.

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