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Tax Rebate Impacts

07.01.22– New Mexico State University Economics Professor Emeritus explains the potential impacts of two rounds…

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NM Childcare Expansions

07.01.22- Senior producer Lou DiVizio catches up with New Mexico’s Secretary of Childhood Education and…

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Facing the Rising Sun: The Journey of African American Homesteaders in NM

07.01.22- Host Gene Grant explores the stories behind a mobile art exhibit, sharing the history…

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Wildfire’s Impact on Mexican Wolves

6.17.2022 – More than 20 years ago, in 1998, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…

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New Mexico wildfires.

Reporting Challenges During Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire

6.17.2022 – Our Land Executive Producer Laura Paskus talks with two reporters about their experiences…

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Primary Election Assessment with Common Cause New Mexico

6.9.2022 – Senior Producer Lou DiVizio also discusses the outcome of this week’s Primary Election,…

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Preventing School Violence

6.3.2022 –Producer Lou DiVizio sits down with an education expert to discuss solutions put forward…

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Investigating Missing and Murdered Cases in The Navajo Nation

5.27.2022 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales sits down with the FBI’s top agent in New Mexico…

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U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich Responds to Fires

5.27.2022 – Sen. Martin Heinrich talks with correspondent Laura Paskus about New Mexico’s wildfire season,…

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Wildfire Mapping

5.20.2022 – Using public data from the U.S. Forest Service, Steve Bassett, Director of Planning…

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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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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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2015 Legislature – Children, Families and Education

This week, correspondent Gwyneth Doland takes us to the Roundhouse for our weekly update on…

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Vaccinating Children in New Mexico

In Focus: Vaccination Rates A measles outbreak in several states has been in the headlines…

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President Obama’s Community College Proposal

President Obama announced a proposal last month to make the first two years of community…

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2015 Legislative Session: Citizen Lobbying

  By: Gwyneth Doland Originally published on New Mexico in Depth They don’t have big…

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One-on-One With District Attorney Brandenburg

NMiF correspondent Gwyneth Doland sits down with Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg. This week,…

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Legislature 2015 – Storefront Lending

This week, New Mexico in Focus correspondent Gwyneth Doland reported on legislation that would cap…

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2015 Legislature: Economic Development

This week, New Mexico in Focus  correspondent Gwyneth Doland spoke with lawmakers from both sides of…

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Homeless in Albuquerque

This week, volunteers in Albuquerque are counting homeless individuals. Survey Week happens every two years…

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