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Future of our Forests, Growers’ Markets Adapt to COVID-19 and the Truth about UFOs

June 9, 2021

This week on New Mexico in Focus, Our Land returns to mark the ten-year anniversary…

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Melanie Stansbury sits down for an interview.

CD-1 Blowout, Vax Sweepstakes & ABQ’s Home for Life

June 3, 2021

This week on New Mexico in Focus, The Line opinion panel talks takeaways from the special…

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The Public’s Money, Native Mental Health and Rio Grande Monitoring Cuts

May 27, 2021

This week on New Mexico in Focus, The Line opinion panel looks at recent outcomes for…

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Tribes Sue Over Water Rule, Ben Ray Lujan

May 19, 2021

This week on New Mexico in Focus, Sen. Ben Ray Lujan joins the program from…

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CD1 Candidate Conversation and NM Republicans Head to Texas

May 14, 2021

This week on New Mexico in Focus, Libertarian congressional candidate Chris Manning speaks with producer Matt…

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MMIW Crisis Elevated, Key CD1 Candidates

May 6, 2021

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales talks with two local advocates about…

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Biden’s Tribal Affairs Adviser, NM’s population problems, and Civil Rights After Chauvin

April 29, 2021

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales speaks with President Biden’s top tribal affairs…

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Governors on Cannabis Legalization, Earth Day & 2022 Gov’s Race

April 22, 2021

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the co-hosts of the NMPBS podcast Growing Forward speak with…

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COVID returns to school, a congressional special election and wrapping environmental legislation

April 15, 2021

On New Mexico in Focus…  The once lively theaters of New Mexico have been quiet since last…

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Governor signs bills, NM vaccination plan, the changing Rio Grande

April 8, 2021

On New Mexico in Focus…  The Line opinion panel zeroes in on the bills being signed (and…

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Rise of Asian American Violence, UNMH Stroke Center & Media Diversity

April 1, 2021

On New Mexico in Focus…  The Asian American community held a rally in downtown Albuquerque this week in response to…

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Legislative Analysis & APD Leadership

March 25, 2021

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the clock struck midnight on legislation that would…

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Deb Haaland Makes History, Special Election Set and Legislature’s Race to the Finish

March 18, 2021

This week on New Mexico in Focus, The Line opinion panel looks at all the…

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Art Schaap sits down for an interview, in front of cows.

Our Land: PFAS on the Farm, Biden’s COVID Supply Manager, and Back to School Again

March 11, 2021

This week on New Mexico in Focus, The Line opinion panel addresses Gov. Michelle Lujan…

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Correspondent Antonia Gonzales speaks with Dr. Anthony Fauci over videoconference.

Dr. Fauci Talks COVID in Indian Country, Legislative Roundup and Sen. Martin Heinrich

March 5, 2021

This week, New Mexico in Focus features the top medical aide to President Biden and…

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Deb Haaland sits down for an interview.

Haaland Hearing Reaction, Housing Crunch and School Decisions

February 26, 2021

This week, New Mexico in Focus features reaction to confirmation hearings for Interior Secretary-designate Deb Haaland. The New…

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Talking Tax Reform, Economics of Climate Change & Deb Haaland’s Nomination Fight

February 18, 2021

This week on New Mexico in Focus… The Line opinion panel looks at New Mexico’s…

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Reforming Redistricting in NM, Alcohol Legislation & Our Land: What’s in a Name?

February 11, 2021

This week on New Mexico in Focus… Now that the 2020 U.S. Census count is…

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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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