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APS Superintendent Winston Brooks, Affordable Care Act, Audit of Behavioral Health Providers

November 11, 2013

This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS features an in-depth interview with Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent…

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Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham, Teacher Evaluations, Same-Sex Marriage in NM

November 11, 2013

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, features an in-depth interview with Congresswoman Michelle Lujan…

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Author Jonathan Laurence, the Open World program, Jesse Tyler Ferguson on same-sex marriage

October 28, 2013

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, correspondent Furhana Afrid sits down with Jonathan Laurence,…

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African American history in New Mexico, Copper Mines, Mission Graduate Initiative

October 21, 2013

This week on New Mexico in Focus, host Gene Grant speaks with three experts about…

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Brain Injury on Athletes in Contact Sports, Brain Safe, Government Shutdown, ABQ Mayoral Race

October 21, 2013

This week, in the wake of a national FRONTLINE documentary on the concussion crisis in…

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Albuquerque Mayoral Debate Special

October 10, 2013

This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, a recap of the Albuquerque mayoral debate that took…

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New Mexico Water, Job Creation, “Our Time Is Now” Film

October 1, 2013

This week on New Mexico in Focus, we continue our discussions about water in New…

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Bosque Trails, Severe Weather in NM, Albuquerque’s Minimum Wage Law, Affordable Care Act

September 20, 2013

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, a look at the Bosque brouhaha. Proposed plans…

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Is Print Dead? Globalquerque Music Festival, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Visits NM

September 13, 2013

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, is print dead? We talk to two newspaper…

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TEDxABQ Conference, The Garrity Group Public Relations Survey Findings, Same-Sex Marriage in NM

September 10, 2013

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, a look at the TEDxABQ, coming up on…

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Racial Tensions in the U.S., Climate Change & Water Resources in N.M., The Rio Grande River

August 30, 2013

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, a special edition of The Line opinion panel…

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ABQ Fall Lecture Series: Political Islam & It’s Future In The Wake Of The Arab Spring; APD & Controversy

August 23, 2013

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, as turmoil continues in Egypt, a fall lecture…

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Bryan Cranston, The Impact of BREAKING BAD on New Mexico

August 19, 2013

Back in March, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS presented a 7-min.excerpt of an interview with Bryan…

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Episode 706 | Economic Development, State Penitentiary Tours, Horse Slaughter Facility…

August 9, 2013

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, as the state struggles to emerge from recession,…

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Episode 705 | Same Sex Marriage in New Mexico, Medicaid Cuts and more…

August 2, 2013

This week on New Mexico In Focus, the recent Supreme Court ruling overturning part of…

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Former White House photographer Eric Draper, George Zimmerman trial, NM Job Creation

July 26, 2013

This week on New Mexico In Focus, it’s an interview with former White House photographer…

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Episode 703 | NM Water Rights, The New Public Defender Commission, NM Employment & Education

July 24, 2013

This week on New Mexico In Focus, the series on water continues. NMiF correspondent Gwyneth…

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Episode 702 | Dr. George Fischbeck, Audit of State Spending, Education Outlays in New Mexico

July 12, 2013

This week on New Mexico In Focus, Dr. George Fischbeck, a legendary pioneer in educational…

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Otero County Election Saga, Police Shooting Lawsuit in Chaves County & Acequias Facing Wildfires and Floods

June 23, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the Line Opinion Panel reacts to the recent…

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President Biden Pledges Support, Secretary of State Sues Otero County & Wildfire’s Impact on Wildlife

June 16, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, our Line Opinion Panelists react to President Biden’s…

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Primary Election Analysis, ‘Bleak’ Outlook for Middle Rio Grande Water Supply & Assessing the State of Democracy in NM

June 9, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, New Mexico voters had their say at the…

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Preventing School Violence, PFAS Contamination in New Mexico & Interstate Highway Proposal

June 2, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, The Line Opinion Panel offers ideas for action…

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National Efforts Fighting NM Wildfires, Primary Election Preview & Missing and Murdered Investigations in The Navajo Nation

May 26, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the Line Opinion Panel dives into the key…

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NM’s Yazzie Martinez Draft Plan, Mapping Wildfires & Upending the West’s Water Narratives

May 19, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the Line Opinion Panel reviews the state’s new…

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The Science of NM’s Extreme Winds, Wildfire Emergency & Coping with Climate Anxiety

May 12, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the Line Opinion Panel takes on the issue…

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Reflecting on the Legacy of the Rio Grande Sun

May 5, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, a reflection on a historic small-town paper, the…

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Wildfires Spreading, Attorney General’s Race & Public Lands Open to Oil and Gas Leases

April 28, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, a wildfire state of emergency. Our Line Opinion…

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The Longest Season: An Our Land Wildfire Special

April 21, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, fire season has started early in our state.…

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Wildfire Danger, Latinx Voting Analysis & Early Election Preview

April 14, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the Line Opinion Panel addresses the startling number…

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Assessing the Impact of Tax Rebate Checks, Recreational Cannabis Legalization & Spring Runoff Forecast

April 7, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, our Line Opinion panelists assess the fast-moving special…

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Nuclear Waste Storage Proposal, Reconciling Climate Change Through Faith & Sustaining Journalism in New Mexico

March 31, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, a look behind the push to make New…

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Special Session Announcement, Legal Recreational Cannabis Sales & New Mexico’s New State Engineer

March 24, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the state legislature is heading back to the…

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NM Governor Approves Historic Budget, Executive Action on Hydrogen & Weather Modification

March 17, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, a Russian-American living here in New Mexico is…

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NM Infrastructure Priorities, Controversial Child Welfare Bill & Transparency in State Government

March 10, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, our state is wrestling with how to spend…

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GOP Convention Fallout, Local Response to Ukraine

March 3, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, Ukrainian Americans here in New Mexico are rallying…

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Mask Mandate Ends, PNM Warns of Potential Blackouts & Understanding the End of the Regular Session

February 24, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, Albuquerque’s ban on plastic bags is facing some…

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