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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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“Sovereignty” Play, Our Land, The Line

September 19, 2019

This week, art imitates life on New Mexico in Focus. Correspondent Antonia Gonzales sits down…

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1312 Global Climate Strike

Trump in Rio Rancho, Albuquerque’s Climate Strike, The Line

September 19, 2019

This week, New Mexico in Focus heads to the rally for President Donald Trump’s reelection…

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1310 Vaping 1

Teen Vaping, Carlsbad Hospital Suing Patients, The Line

September 6, 2019

This week, New Mexico in Focus looks at the health problems associated with e-cigarettes. Last…

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ADA in ABQ

ADA Advocate Terri O’Hare, UNM Theatre Professor Emeritus Jim Linnell, The Line

August 29, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, host Gene Grant talks with ADA (Americans with…

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1308 Secretary Kenney

Secretary Lynn Trujillo of NM Dept. of Indian Affairs, NM Environment Dept. Secretary James Kenney, The Line

August 22, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales goes to Sandia Pueblo for…

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Michelle Lujan Grisham

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Education, Pop-up Park in the International District, The Line

August 14, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, senior producer Matt Grubs sits down for an…

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Our Land Gila Master

Janet Napolitano, Our Land Gila River, The Line

August 8, 2019

This week, New Mexico in Focus features an interview with Janet Napolitano, President Barack Obama’s…

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1304 Line Trujillo

Public Education Secretary Karen Trujillo Dismissal, State of Education for New Mexico’s Public Schools, The Line

August 1, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, producer Matt Grubs sits down with Rep. Alonzo Baldonado…

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Megan Kamerick

Slavery in New Mexico, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Movement, The Line

July 24, 2019

 This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick talks with two scholars at…

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Japanese Internment Camps

Internment Camps and the Immigration Debate, “Molly of Denali” Producer Has New Mexico Ties, The Line

July 19, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with Nikki Nojima…

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Senator Tom Udall

Tom Udall on Climate Change, International Folk Art Market, Human Trafficking in NM

July 10, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, environmental correspondent Laura Paskus speaks with outgoing Senator…

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Michael Bird

Michael Bird on Health Disparities for Native Americans, Migrant Crisis, Female Full-Contact Sports in NM

July 2, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with a groundbreaking…

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Alzheimer's vaccine

Alzheimer’s Vaccine, Trump Rally in Santa Fe, The Line

June 27, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with researchers at…

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Tierra Amarilla

Sen. Tom Udall, Economic Development in Rural Northern NM, The Line

June 20, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, senior producer Matt Grubs has a serious conversation…

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Census

2020 Census in Rural New Mexico, Managing the Rio Grande, Festival Flamenco Albuquerque, The Line

June 13, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland travels to Valencia County, where a…

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1222 Line Election

Albuquerque ranked-choice voting, The Line

June 6, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, senior producer Matt Grubs talks with elections expert…

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Film Industry

Economic Development Secretary Alicia Keyes Tells of New Era for Film Production, Census Challenges, The Line

May 31, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick interviews New Mexico Secretary of Economic Development…

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Dan Hicks, CEO of Spaceport America

Spaceport America CEO, Winemaking in New Mexico, The Line

May 24, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, host Gene Grant sits down with the CEO…

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