Category Archives: Web Extra

The Line: Explosions at Two Churches in Las Cruces (web extra)

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August 7, 2015 – Explosions at two churches in Las Cruces last weekend have many people talking about safety at places of worship in New Mexico. At the time of our broadcast this week, law enforcement officers are still looking for the person behind the attack.

Our line opinion panelists weigh in on the events in this web extra.

Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC
Sophie Martin, an attorney and editor of
Rob Nikolewski,
Stephen Spitz, New Mexico People, Places and Ideas on KUNM

The Line: Levi Chavez Admitted to UNM Law School (Web Extra)

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July 31, 2015 – Former APD officer Levi Chavez has been admitted to the UNM Law School. Chavez was tried in 2013 for murder and tampering with evidence in the death of his wife Tera Chavez. Levi Chavez was acquitted in that case, but many people are raising concerns about whether his presence in the next class of law students will damage the reputation of the school or cause problems for other students.

This week’s Line opinion panelists share their thoughts with us in this web extra segment.

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Dan Foley, former New Mexico House Minority Whip
Rachel Sams, editor of Albuquerque Business First
Laura Sanchez-Riv├ęt, attorney with Sanchez Legal Solutions
Diane Snyder, former New Mexico state senator