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The Line: Distributing Naxalone in New Mexico

July 24, 2015 – The number of people who are abusing heroin and prescription drugs is…

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The Line: Lab Officials Used Federal Funds to Lobby

July 17, 2015 – This week the Center for Public Integrity released a report on…

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The Line: Trinity Downwinders

July 17, 2015 – The first atomic bomb was tested in New Mexico 70 years…

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The Line: Youth Crime in Albuquerque

July 17, 2015 – The shooting death of Stephen Gerecke during a robbery by a group…

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The Line: July 10, 2015

Host Gene Grant and this week’s line opinion panelists debate the Confederate flag and the…

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The Line: June 26, 2015

This week, our line panelists debate Governor Martinez’s vetoes in the capital outlay bill passed…

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The Line: June 19, 2015

This week, the line opinion panelists discuss issues from the headlines, including the Bernalillo County Commission vote…

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The Line: Special Session

State lawmakers met for a few hours this week to approve a deal to fund…

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The Line: AG Balderas Announces Violent Crimes Review Team

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas announced this week that his office is looking more…

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The Line: June 12, 2015

This week, the line opinion panelists discuss the winners and losers in special legislative session.…

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The Line: Teen Pregnancy and Recognizing Transgender Individuals

A recent report from the Legislative Finance Committee found that the state does not have…

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The Line: Plea Deals

This week on New Mexico in Focus, our line opinion panelists talk about recent coverage…

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The Line: Governor Martinez Will Call a Special Session

This week on New Mexico in Focus, our line opinion panelists talk about the significance…

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The Line: May 29, 2015

This week, host Gene Grant and the line panelists talked about an Albuquerque Journal article…

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The Line: May 22, 2015

Host Gene Grant and the line opinion panelists debate some of the top news stories…

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The Line: May 15, 2015

This week, our line opinion panelists weighed in on the latest news on the proposed…

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The Line: May 8, 2015

This week, the line opinion panelists react to a new report from State Auditor Tim…

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The Line: May 1, 2015

This week, the line opinion panelists weigh in on news coverage of protests in Baltimore,…

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Health Care Staffing

October 15, 2021 – The Line opinion panel explores the problem of a burned-out, stressed-out…

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Campaign Finance Reporting

October 15, 2021 – The Line opinion panel breaks down the latest campaign finance numbers…

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Addressing the Homeless and Housing Crunch | Web Extra

October 1, 2021 – Despite a pandemic ban on evictions, some tenants in precarious housing situations…

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Measuring Student Success During COVID

October 1, 2021 – Standardized testing was so sparse in New Mexico in 2020 and…

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Balloon Fiesta Ready to Take Flight

September 24, 2021 – New Mexico’s premiere fall event is just days away, and we…

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New Mexico Enters the Fray Over Texas Abortion Ban

September 24, 2021 –As passionate as the debate over abortion access can be, there’s little…

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Vaccine and Mask Mandates

September 17, 2021 – The Line opinion panel debates vaccine and mask mandates.   Will the…

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Better Pay for More Educators

September 17, 2021 – Teacher’s assistants and early childhood educators are key to child well-being,…

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Police Staffing Issues

September 17, 2021 – Crime often tops the list of problems facing New Mexicans, yet…

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How to Prepare for a Mental Health Helpline

September 10, 2021 – The Line opinion panel talks about a proposed mental health hotline,…

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Time for a Charter School Moratorium?

September 10, 2021 – The Line panelists take up the issue of charter schools. As…

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Virgin Galactic Grounded

September 10, 2021 – The Line opinion panel talks through the implications of the now-infamous…

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Addressing Yazzie-Martinez Lawsuit Issues

September 3, 2021 – The Line opinion panel digs into a draft plan to address…

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Unemployment Benefits Set to Expire

September 3, 2021 – An uncertain future faces New Mexicans who have benefited from additional…

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Budget Windfall Anticipated

September 3, 2021 – The Line opinion panel takes a closer look at the implications…

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NM Leads Pedestrian Deaths

August 27, 2021 – The Line opinion panel looks at sobering numbers for pedestrian fatalities…

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