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NM Childcare Benefit Expansions

5.13.2022 – Producer Lou DiVizio catches up with New Mexico’s Secretary of Childhood Education and…

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What’s Next for the Rio Grande Sun?

5.6.22 –The new ownership group of the Rio Grande Sun has raised more than a…

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Rio Grande Sun’s Impact and Challenges

5.6.22 – Host Gene Grant continues his conversation with the now former editor and publisher…

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Growing Up in the Sun Newsroom

5.6.22 – A lot of talented reporters have started their careers in the Rio Grande…

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Behind the Rio Grande Sun’s History and Sale

5.6.22 – The Rio Grande Sun was established in October of 1956. It was started…

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NM Natural Resources Trustee on Ft. Wingate Settlement

4.29.2022 – The U.S. Army has reached a settlement of $1.5M that will go towards…

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Fighting More Than Fire

4.22.2022 – As the nation’s wildlands burn with increasing intensity, fires are taking a bigger…

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Wildland Firefighters Update

4.22.2022 –Environment reporter Laura Paskus catches up with former wildland firefighter Jonathan Golden to talk…

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Preparing for Fire Season

4.22.2022 –Tree ring scientist Tom Swetnam, professor emeritus at the University of Arizona, has studied…

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Wildfire Notifications & Resources

4.22.2022 –Eytan Krasilovsky is the deputy director of the Forest Stewards Guild. He explains the…

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Analyzing Latinx Voting Trends

4.15.2022 – Correspondent Russell Contreras sits down with an expert on Latinx voting trends to…

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Sustaining Journalism in New Mexico

4.1.2022 – Times are tough for many news outlets in New Mexico and that means…

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Duke City Diaries

3.18.2022 – Visual artist Frank Blazquez shares insights into his process creating the documentary series…

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Russian-American in New Mexico Organizes Rally for Peace

3.18.2022 – Concerned citizens around the globe are speaking out against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine,…

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Transparency in NM Government

3.11.2022 – Days ahead of Sunshine Week, correspondent Gwyneth Doland talks with the executive director…

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NM Infrastructure Priorities with Martin Chávez

3.11.2022 – Former Albuquerque Mayor Martin Chávez explains how he’s approaching his new position as…

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Ukrainian Americans of New Mexico

3.4.2022 – A group of Ukrainian Americans here in New Mexico is trying to raise…

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UNM’s New Director of Africana Studies

2.24.2022 – After more than 20 years at the University of New Mexico, Dr. Kirsten…

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Entrepreneurship In ABQ: Rebel Donut

December 4, 2015 – There are many ways to make the transition into entrepreneurship. Carrie Mettling,…

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Entrepreneurship In ABQ: Growing A Family Business

December 4, 2015 – This month, we are sitting down with local entrepreneurs to learn…

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Wage Equity In Albuquerque

November 27, 2015 – This week we re-visit our conversation on wage equity with Martha…

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Hunger In New Mexico

November 27, 2015 – The holidays are the time of year when many people feel…

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The Farm To Table Movement: New Mexico And Beyond

November 27, 2015 – Chef and author Dan Barber says if you care about local farms…

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Fracking In New Mexico

November 27, 2015 – This week we re-visit our interview earlier this year on fracking…

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Attorney General Balderas Talks About Addressing Violent Crime

November 13, 2015 – Violent crime has been on the minds of many people in…

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APD Monitor Describes Reporting Process

November 13, 2015 – James Ginger, the independent monitor who will report on APD reforms, joins us this week…

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Health Care Co-Op Thrives In New Mexico

November 6, 2015 – The Affordable Care Act opened up new possibilities for health insurance…

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Entrepreneurship In The Classroom

November 6, 2015 – This fall, New Mexico in Focus is speaking with local leaders who…

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Senator Udall Advocates Reforms In Chemical Safety Regulations

October 23, 2015 – Senator Tom Udall is sponsoring legislation that would increase EPA oversight of…

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Senator Heinrich Talks About Mining Reform After Gold King Mine Spill

October 23, 2015 – During a visit to the Navajo Nation earlier this month, Senator…

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Growing Entrepreneurship In Albuquerque

October 23, 2015 – Gary Oppedahl is known as a serial entrepreneur. He’s also currently…

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Allen Sanchez Talks About Pope’s Visit And Message on Social Issues

October 16, 2016 – Pope Francis recently made his first-ever visit to the United States.…

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Katha Pollitt Argues Abortion Can Be A Moral Choice

October 16, 2015 – Congress has again been arguing over a hot-button issue: abortion. Now some…

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Art And Hope Along The US-Mexico Border

October 16, 2015 – Kathryn Ferguson, author and documentary filmmaker Author and documentary filmmaker Kathryn…

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VISTA Members Play A Role In Addressing Poverty In New Mexico

October 16, 2015 – New Mexico is a poor state. The latest figures from the…

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Local Resources For Domestic Violence Victims

By Amanda Nezzie This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Stan Wilson focuses on workplace…

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