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Exploring the Potentially Historic Merger Between PNM & Avangrid

December 3, 2021 – Environment Reporter Laura Paskus sits down with executives involved in a…

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A Thanksgiving Dinner

Recognizing Native Contributions

November 26, 2021 – November is a month dedicated to recognizing the contributions of Native…

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Reservation Dogs Music Composer Mato Wayuhi

November 26, 2021 – It was one of the stand-out shows of 2021. Reservation Dogs…

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Department of Education on Social Studies Standards

November 19, 2021 –Host Gene Grantspeaks with Jaqueline Costales of the Public Education Department about…

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Communities of Interest Respond to Proposed Redistricting Maps

October 22, 2021 –The Citizen Redistricting Committee has wrapped up its work and the focus…

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Pretrial Detention

October 15, 2021 – NMiF senior producer Matt Grubs talks about New Mexico’s pretrial detention…

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Dede Feldman: Examining A Life in Politics

October 1, 2021 – Former state senator and lifetime activist Dede Feldman gets personal in her…

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Quannah Chasinghorse

September 24, 2021 –Quannah Chasinghorse is having a moment. The Native model (Hän Gwich’in, Sicangu/Oglala Lakota)…

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Vietnamese Perspectives on the Afghan Crisis

September 3, 2021 – New Mexico in Focus continues its examination of how different groups…

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NM Afghans Prepare to Greet Refugees

September 3, 2021 – New Mexico in Focus searches for perspective on the end of…

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New NM Rep, Kay Bounkeua

August 27, 2021 – Organizer and activist Kay Bounkeua is taking over for former legislative…

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Local Meteorologists Tackle Climate Change

August 20, 2021 – Broadcast meteorologist Jorge Torres knows the weather of the American Southwest.…

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Cannabis Industry Rules Update (Growing Forward)

August 13, 2021 – Planning for the state’s newest industry, recreational cannabis, is speeding along…

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Hospitals Face ‘Pandemic of the Unvaccinated’

August 13, 2021 – The Delta variant of the novel coronavirus is putting new pressure…

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Former Cannon Firefighter Shares Experiences with Toxic PFAS Chemicals

August 6, 2021 – Kevin Ferrara, a retired U.S. Air Force firefighter, spoke to correspondent…

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UNM Medical Residents Stay in State

July 30, 2021 – Thirteen of the University of New Mexico Medical School’s 15 recent…

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Front of the House, Back of the House

July 23, 2021 – Correspondent Gwyneth Doland sits down with UNM professor and author Eli…

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Senator Ben Ray Luján

May 21, 2021 – US Sen. Ben Ray Luján is the new freshman senator from New Mexico – and the first Hispanic senator…

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CD1 Candidate Conversations: Libertarian Chris Manning

May 14, 2021 – Early voting has begun in the special election to fill Deb…

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CD1 Candidate Conversations: Democrat Melanie Stansbury

May 7, 2021 – The Democratic candidate to fill the vacant seat in the 1st…

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CD1 Candidate Conversations: Republican Mark Moores

May 7, 2021 – Early voting has begun in the special election to fill Deb…

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Civil Rights and the Chauvin Verdict

April 23, 2021 – A group of leading civil rights attorneys gathers for a discussion…

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Former Governor Gary Johnson

April 23, 2021 – The co-hosts of the NMPBS podcast Growing Forward speak with former…

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Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham

April 23, 2021 – The co-hosts of the NMPBS podcast Growing Forward speak with Gov.…

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Rep. Angelica Rubio on Environmental Legislation

April 16, 2021 – Among the top priorities for New Mexico State Rep. Angelica Rubio,…

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Youth United for Climate Crisis Action

April 16, 2021 – Climate change and the environment were among the many issues New…

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UNM Hospital Announces Stroke Center

April 2, 2021 – Stroke patients in New Mexico now have faster and more effective treatment resources available…

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Recreational Cannabis Roadblocks

March 5, 2021 – In this excerpt from the Growing Forward podcast, hosts Andy Lyman…

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Lobbying During a Pandemic

January 29, 2021 – NMiF producer Matt Grubs interviews New Mexico In Depth reporter Bryan Metzger about…

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Musicians Muted by Pandemic

January 22, 2021 – The entertainment industry is hurting in New Mexico. With Covid-19 infections…

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Toxic PFAS Chemicals in New Mexico Waters

January 22, 2021 – In cooperation with the New Mexico Environment Department, the U.S. Geological…

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Housing Rights and Evictions

January 8, 2021 – The COVID pandemic has thrown many people into financial crisis and…

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Identifying Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

December 18, 2020 – Nearly 6,000 Indigenous women and girls are reported missing or murdered…

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Contradictions of NM’s Colonial Past

November 27, 2020 – Correspondent Russell Contreras speaks with Vanessa Fonseca Chávez, a New Mexico native who is…

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New Mexico Tribal Leaders Battle COVID Surges

November 27, 2020 – A ‘Shelter in Place’ order is back in effect in New…

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