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States Agree to Help NM Farmers on the Rio Grande

July 24, 2020 – It’s another hot, dry year for New Mexico and the state’s…

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COVID-19 Impacts and Herd Immunity

July 17, 2020 – COVID-19 cases are on the rise in New Mexico and around…

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Improving Elections During COVID-19

July 10, 2020 – New Mexico made it unnecessarily hard for people to vote during the June primary, UNM political…

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Mask Mandate

July 10, 2020 – A mandatory mask order has New Mexicans wearing face coverings in public or risking a fine and…

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COVID-19 Survival and Recovery on the Navajo Nation  (from May 15)

July 3, 2020 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales has been examining the pandemic’s effect on Native…

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COVID-19 in El Paso and the U.S./Mexico Border (from May 22)

July 3, 2020 – Throughout the pandemic, correspondent Laura Paskus has been interviewing journalists around the state…

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Testing New Mexicans for COVID-19 (from May 8)

July 3, 2020 – This highlight of noteworthy segments from the past four months features…

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“American Experience: The Vote” / Local Leaders on Women Winning Voting Rights

July 3, 2020 – As part of an online preview screening this week of the…

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Covering COVID-19 in Arizona

June 26, 2020 – As part of our series of conversations with journalists about their…

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A cop stands in front of a vandalized obelisk, with graffiti reading "RACIST" and "TEWA LAND".

Mayor Alan Webber and Santa Fe’s Controversial Monuments

June 26, 2020 – Protests against racism and debates over monuments have captivated Santa Fe,…

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Covering COVID-19 Through the Camera’s Eye

June 19, 2020 – This week, as part of our series of interviews with New…

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Mayor Tim Keller on Albuquerque’s Response to Oñate Violence

June 19, 2020 – Protests over racial injustice sparked renewed conflict in Albuquerque over statues…

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Native Communities Strive For A Healthy Lifestyle Amid COVID-19

June 12, 2020 – Gyms have reopened, the weather has warmed, but finding ways to…

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Mexico City Copes With COVID-19

June 12, 2020 – New Mexico in Focus has been devoting time each week to…

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COVID-19 in Silver City

June 5, 2020 – Correspondent Laura Paskus continues her series of interviews with journalists around…

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Election Debrief

June 5, 2020 – Nearly 40 percent of eligible voters cast a ballot in the…

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Native Response to Black Lives Matter Protests

June 5, 2020 – Not long ago, the nation watched as Native Americans protested the…

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New Wrinkles in Store for Redistricting Special Legislative Session

December 3, 2021 –A preview of the upcoming special session for the New Mexico Legislature.…

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PFAS Developments Could Have Big Impacts in New Mexico

November 26, 2021 –Environment Correspondent Laura Paskus talks to New Mexico Environment Department Secretary James…

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The Public Sounds Off on Social Studies Standards

November 19, 2021 – Highlights from the hours-long public forum on the proposed changes to…

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Google Doodle Honors Zuni Artist We:wa

November 5, 2021 – Native culture was in the international spotlight this week when Google…

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Mayor Keller on Lessons Learned in 2021 Campaign

November 5, 2021 –Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller and First Lady Elizabeth Kistin chat with Gene…

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Downtown ABQ Stadium Opinions

October 29, 2021 –Albuquerque City Council President Cynthia Borrego explains the decision for voters included…

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Downtown ABQ Stadium: Changing Opinions

October 29, 2021 –Albuquerque City Councilor Brook Bassan explains her evolving perspective on the stadium…

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Downtown ABQ Stadium Measure Opposition

October 29, 2021 – An activist opposed to the Albuquerque stadium bond proposal shares why…

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In Favor of the Downtown Albuquerque Stadium Measure

October 29, 2021 –A supporter of the Albuquerque stadium bond proposal shares why she thinks…

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IATSE Strike Looms

October 15, 2021 – With the IATSE strike deadline of Monday threatening to shut down…

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MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ Winner Monica Muñoz Martinez

October 1, 2021 – Correspondent Russell Contreras (also the race and justice reporter for Axios) speaks with recent…

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Ballooning Community Safety Concerns

October 1, 2021 – With Balloon Fiesta just around the corner, this is the time of…

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Advising Cannabis Regulators

September 17, 2021 – Growing Forward podcast co-hosts Megan Kamerick and Andy Lyman talk to…

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New Mexico’s Refugee Resettlement Program

September 10, 2021 – As thousands of Afghan refugees arrive at New Mexico military bases,…

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Tularosa Downwinders Try Again

September 10, 2021 – The Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium has been trying for years to…

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Balancing Renewable Energy with Local Impacts

August 20, 2021 – Plans for the SunZia Transmission Project have been in the works…

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Gun Violence and Children (previously aired interview)

August 20, 2021 – Gun violence was on the minds of New Mexicans in 2016. Sadly,…

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Virgin Galactic Transparency Concerns

August 13, 2021 – Correspondent Megan Kamerick checks in with Albuquerque Journal staff writer Kevin…

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