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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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2020 Legislative Session Kick-Off, Responsible Budgeting & Open Government, The Line Reacts to the Governor’s State of the State Address

January 27, 2020

This week, New Mexico in Focus takes a close look at topics important to the…

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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Capitol Press Corps Legislative Preview, The Line

January 21, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, it’s a preview of the upcoming legislative session.…

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New Mexico’s Oil Boom in the Permian Basin, Our Land, The Line

January 8, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, it’s a look at how New Mexico’s oil…

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Top Stories of 2019 #5-1, Tierra Amarilla, The Line

December 30, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, we continue our annual countdown of the top…

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Top Stories of 2019 #10-6, ABQ International District “Pop-up Park”, The Line

December 23, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, we begin our annual countdown of the top…

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“Abacus: Small Enough to Jail”, Rep. Xochitl Torres Small Supports Impeachment, The Line

December 19, 2019

This week, New Mexico in Focus speaks with Vera and Chanterelle Sung, whose family owns…

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Steve Terrell, SNAP Work Requirements, The Line

December 11, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, senior producer Matt Grubs sits down with Steve…

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Deb Haaland, MMIW, The Line

December 5, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, senior producer Matt Grubs catches up with Congresswoman…

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Joy Harjo, Teton Saltes, “¡Las Sandinistas!”, Our Land

November 26, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, we celebrate Joy Harjo, a groundbreaking poet and…

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Solving Food Deserts, State Redistricting, The Line

November 21, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales travels to Jemez Pueblo to…

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Energy Transition Act, Indian Child Welfare Act, The Line

November 14, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with Albuquerque Journal…

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MALDEF President Thomas Saenz, Crime’s Effect On Youth, Our Land

November 5, 2019

This week, New Mexico in Focus interviews Thomas Saenz, the national president of the Mexican…

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Historic Neighborhoods Alliance Albuquerque, Upcoming Legislative Session

November 4, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus: the struggle to shape and reshape Albuquerque’s neighborhoods.…

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“Democracy Dollars,” SAT Test to Replace the PARCC, UNM Unionization

October 28, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, a closer look at Albuquerque’s plan for a…

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UNM Facial Recognition, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, The Line

October 16, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with Albuquerque Mayor…

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Our Land: Jet Fuel Pollution, The Line

October 14, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus: The state’s first official Indigenous Peoples’ Day is…

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Trump’s Impeachment, Governor’s Emission Plan, The Line

October 3, 2019

This week, New Mexico in Focus digs into how Americans perceive the impeachment inquiry into…

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Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Greg Jackson, The Line

September 26, 2019

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta takes flight in just over a week. The event is…

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