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By Amanda Nezzie This week on New Mexico in Focus,  we devote the full hour to coverage of teen pregnancy and young parenthood in our state. New Mexico has one of the highest teen birth rates in the nation, according to the US Department … Continue reading Birth Options For Young Moms

September 18, 2015 – Antiques Roadshow will kick off its new season later this month with three episodes filmed in Albuquerque. The popular PBS program aims to be entertaining and educational. Host Gene Grant sat down with executive producer Marsha … Continue reading Antiques Roadshow in Albuquerque

Among the 5,100 visitors at the July 2014 “Antiques Roadshow” event at the Albuquerque Convention Center were Bill and Tanya Lujan and their 12-year old-daughter, Laira. The Lujan family has a longtime antique business and Bill says Laira was “born … Continue reading Young Albuquerque Resident Goes Behind The Scenes at the PBS Antiques Roadshow Event

September 11, 2015 – Early voting for the Albuquerque city council elections begins next week. District 6, which includes UNM and the Nob Hill neighborhood, has three candidates on the ballot.  Correspondent Gwyneth Doland sat down in studio with the candidates to … Continue reading Albuquerque City Council Elections: District 6

September 11, 2015 – This week we focused on two races in the upcoming Albuquerque city council elections. Correspondent Gwyneth Doland sat down with the district 6 candidates. She also spoke with Israel Chavez. Chavez is running against incumbent city councilor Brad … Continue reading Albuquerque City Council Elections: District 4

September 4, 2015 – APS superintendent Luis Valentino resigned on Monday after weeks of controversy in his new administration. The Line opinion panel reacted to the many different angles of the scandal last week. Former deputy superintendent Jason Martinez, who was hand-picked … Continue reading Reporter Joey Peters Discusses Coverage of APS Scandal

September 4, 2015 – Heroin addiction is on the rise across the country, including here in New Mexico. But the issue is not a new one in many local communities. What can be done to improve access to treatment for … Continue reading Collaborating to Address Heroin Addiction and Treatment in NM

August 28, 2015 – Navajo farmers who live near the Animas River continue to deal with the lingering effects of a toxic wastewater spill triggered by a team working for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at an abandoned mining site in … Continue reading Navajo Nation Response to Animas River Spill

August 26, 2015 – Heroin addiction is a rising concern across the United States, including here in New Mexico. NMIF correspondent Stan Wilson sits down this week with Demian Rubalcaba from the Center for Family and Adolescent Research and drug policy analyst … Continue reading Personal Experience With Heroin And Opiates Drives Advocates To Help Others

August 19, 2015 – Students are headed back to class this week, but are college students ready to make tough financial decisions? NMiF correspondent Gwyneth Doland sits down this week with Judy Ruiz from Kirtland Federal Credit Union and Shana Runck from Nusenda Credit Union to … Continue reading Preparing for a Financial Future