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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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Eternal Harvest: The Legacy of American Bombs in Laos

This month marks 40 years since the US withdrawal of all American troops in Vietnam.…

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San Juan Generating Station

The future of the San Juan Generating Station is currently under evaluation by the Public…

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Fort Sill Apache Tribe Seeks Gaming Compact

The New Mexico Supreme Court recently rejected a petition from the Fort Sill Apache Tribe that…

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Jewish Survey

A survey of the Jewish community in New Mexico uncovered some surprising new information. NMiF…

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Cancer Treatment in New Mexico

Producer Sarah Gustavus speaks with Dr. Angela Wandinger-Ness from the UNM Cancer Center about innovations…

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March 27, 2015 – The rate of gun-related deaths in New Mexico is higher than the…

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Remembering Dr. George Fischbeck

Today we honor the life and legacy of Dr. George Fischbeck. Local media in Los Angeles…

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Atrisco Land Grant Legacy

NMiF Correspondent Floyd Vasquez sits down with Peter Sanchez, CEO of the Atrisco Companies, to…

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Legislature 2015: Ethics

The resignation of Senator Phil Griego has many people talking again about ethics and ethics…

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Skandera Responds to Student Protests and Talks About Education Priorities

New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera sits down with New Mexico in Focus producer…

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Police Oversight

The new Albuquerque Police Oversight Board met recently met for the first time. The board…

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2015 Legislature: Right To Work

Right to work legislation has received a lot of attention in the 2015 legislative session. Governor Susana Martinez…

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Student Protests

  Students in New Mexico made local and national headlines this week when they walked…

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Gila River Diversion Project

State lawmakers recently considered a handful of bills that dealt with the Gila River. The future of the…

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Rep. Lujan Grisham Wants Special Prosecutors for Police-Involved Shootings

US Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham is backing legislation in Congress that would require special prosecutors…

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2015 Legislature: Transparency in Government

This week, NMiF correspondent Gwyneth Doland asks lawmakers and advocates at the Roundhouse about proposals to increase transparency in campaign…

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Black History Month: Ed Lewis

Host Gene Grant sat down with Ed Lewis last year, the man behind “Essence” and…

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Proposed Santolina Development

  A new proposal to develop land west of Albuquerque is a topic of intense…

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