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‘Shutter’: Behind Diné Author’s Debut Novel

11.25.2022- Correspondent Antonia Gonzales sits down with a Navajo novelist to talk about her new…

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‘Missing in New Mexico Day’

10.21.2022 – Senior Producer Lou DiVizio sits down with New Mexico Secretary of Indian Affairs…

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NM Senator Questions Long Term Fiscal Implications of Constitutional Amendment 1

10.14.22 – A New Mexico State Senator explains his opposition towards Constitutional Amendment 1, which…

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Frontline Reporter Shares Experiences from War in Ukraine

10.07.22– Senior Producer Lou DiVizio talks with a journalist and filmmaker who spent the last…

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A science classroom full of empty desks.

Teacher Perspective on Constitutional Amendment 1

09.30.22 –Senior Producer Lou DiVizio sits down with three people entrenched in education in our…

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2022 Navy Week in Albuquerque

09.16.22 –Senior Producer Lou DiVizio sits down with three members of the U.S. Navy to…

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NMDOH Explains New COVID-19 Boosters

09.16.22 – Gene Grant speaks with the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health to…

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Addressing Homelessness Through Harm Reduction

09.09.22- Gene Grant speaks with two leaders at an Albuquerque nonprofit, dedicated to giving unhoused…

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Book cover for Ramona Emerson's "Shutter."

‘Shutter’: Behind Navajo Novelist’s Debut Book

09.02.2022- Correspondent Antonia Gonzales sits down with a Navajo novelist to talk about her new…

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An orange sunset with a bird silhouette flying through the sky.

Heat Waves and Bird Deaths

9.2.2022 –Worldwide, heat waves are increasing in severity and frequency. University of New Mexico Professor…

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Albuquerque City Councilor Explains Votes on Homeless Camps

8.26.2022 – Gene Grant speaks with Albuquerque’s District 4 City Councilor Brook Bassan about council’s…

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Pt.2 Understanding Alcohol’s Impact in New Mexico

08.19.2022- Continuing the second half of our conversation on alcohol in New Mexico, Gene Grant…

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Pt.1 Understanding Alcohol’s Impact in New Mexico

08.19.2022- In collaboration with New Mexico In Depth, Gene Grant hosts a roundtable discussion about…

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Concern Over Nuclear Disposal Plan

7.29.2022 – As former chair of the New Mexico State Legislature’s interim committee on Radioactive…

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Pope Francis stands between to tribal elders in traditional outfits and delivers an apology for boarding schools.

Historic Apology from the Pope

7.29.2022 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales speaks with two members of the National Native American Boarding…

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An aerial shot of a plume of smoke from a fire. Courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service.

Climate Change ‘Outpaced’ Fire Protocols

7.22.2022 – It’s been a devastating fire season in New Mexico, with hot, dry, and…

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NM Gun Owner Calls for Reform

7.15.2022 – Gun sales are growing, especially as manufacturers target customers with marketing about personal…

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Legal Perspective on Roe V. Wade Reversal & NM Executive Action

07.01.22- This week on New Mexico in Focus, background on two controversial decisions from the…

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Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver.

NM Secretary of State Addresses Otero Co. Saga

6.24.2022 –Senior Producer Lou DiVizio talks one-on-one with Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver about…

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Firefighters working on the side of a road working on the Black Fire.

Black Fire Grows to NM’s Third Largest

5.27.2022 – In the Gila National Forest, the Black Fire ignited on May 13—and has…

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Upending the West’s Water Narratives

5.20.2022 – Andrew Curley is a professor at the University of Arizona’s School of Geography,…

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Understanding Extreme Winds

5.13.2022 – New Mexicans know all about gusty spring winds. But what we’re experiencing this…

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Coping with Climate Anxiety

5.13.2022 – Sarah Jaquette Ray’s 2020 book, “A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety: How to…

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NM Reaction to Catholic Apology to Canada for Boarding Schools

4.29.2022 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales speaks with two members of the National Native American Boarding…

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New Mexico’s Evolving Droughts & Wildfire Threats

4.22.2022 –Park Williams is a bioclimatologist who studies drought and wildfire in the western United…

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What Do We Do now?

4.22.2022 –Fire season for 2022 saw an early start, with some prescribed burns swelling out…

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Assessing the Efficiency of Relief Payments

4.8.2022 – New Mexico State University Professor Emeritus Dr. James Peach joins the program to…

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Cake and Culture with Baker Liz Howdy

December 17, 2021 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales introduces us to Navajo baker Liz Howdy. Find…

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A small child holding a sign that says Divest with a x on it.

Students Call for UNM Fossil Fuels Divestment

November 5, 2021 –At the end of October, University of New Mexico students with UNM…

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Neighborhoods Struggle with ABQ Stadium Proposal

October 22, 2021 – Residents in two downtown Albuquerque neighborhoods share their thoughts on the…

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Indigenous Peoples Day

October 15, 2021 – NMiF crews were at Indigenous Peoples Day protests and celebrations and…

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Farmers and Growers Emerge from Pandemic

June 11, 2021 – This week, our crew takes a trip to the Santa Fe Farmers Market to…

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There Must Be Other Names for the River

April 9, 2021 – A new exhibit at the University of New Mexico Art Museum…

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Decolonizing Our Diets: Plant-Based Wellness & ItalityNM

November 27, 2020 – Native Americans have long been cultivators of the surrounding landscape for…

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Land Management in New Mexico

October 2, 2020 – William Perry Pendley, deputy director for policy and programs at the…

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