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January 8, 2015 – A storm in late December brought heavy snow to many parts of the state. Dairy farmers in west Texas and New Mexico are reporting that they lost thousands of cows in the storm. Could more extreme … Continue reading The Line: Winter Storms Hurt New Mexico Farmers and Ranchers

January 8, 2015 – The takeover of buildings at a wildlife refuge in Oregon has brought new attention to the ongoing conflict over management of public lands. There is currently about 13 million acres of public land in New Mexico. Host … Continue reading The Line: Public Lands

January 8, 2016 – Governor Susana Martinez is currently in her second term in office but journalists and political pundits have speculated for years that she may someday run for higher office. An incident at the Eldorado Hotel in Santa Fe around the holidays … Continue reading The Line: Governor Martinez’s Political Future

December 25, 2015 – Violence is a top concern right for many New Mexicans. The high profile shooting deaths of police officers in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho this year led to heated debates about repeat offenders in our communities. Other … Continue reading Top Stories Of 2015: #1 – Violence In Our Communities

December 25, 2015 – Former Secretary of State Dianna Duran is currently serving a 30 day sentence for her use of campaign funds at casinos around the state. Also this year, state senator Phil Griego resigned during the legislative session as … Continue reading Top Stories Of 2015: #2 – Resignations Of Elected Officials

December 25, 2015 -Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Luis Valentino resigned after only a few months on the job this year. The APS scandal was number 3 on our list of the top  stories of 2015. Host Gene Grant and our … Continue reading Top Stories Of 2015: #3 – APS Scandal

December 25, 2015 – Host Gene Grant and our Line opinion panelists continue our countdown this week of the top news stories of 2015. Number 4 on our list is the controversy over teacher evaluations in New Mexico. Previous coverage: … Continue reading Top Stories Of 2015: #4 – Teacher Evaluations

December 18, 2015 – The Gold King Mine Spill is number 5 in our list of the top news stories of the past year. Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line panelists talk about short and long term issues related to … Continue reading Top Stories Of 2015: #5 – Gold King Mine Spill

December 18, 2015 – This week, we begin our countdown of the top news stories of the past year. Number 6 on our list for New Mexico in Focus is the justice system across the state.   Previous NMiF coverage: … Continue reading Top Stories of 2015: #6 – NM Courts And Justice System

December 18, 2015 – Number 7 on our list of the top news stories of 2015 is the San Juan Generating Station. The state Public Regulation Commission approved a plan this week to shut down two of the four units … Continue reading Top Stories Of 2015: #7 – San Juan Generating Station