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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

December 18, 2015 – This week, host Gene Grant and the Line opinion panel counted down the top news stories of 2015. Number 8 on our list was the New Mexico Public Education Department. LINE PANELISTS: Russell Contreras, Associated Press … Continue reading Top Stories Of 2015: #8 – Public Education

December 18, 2015 – In our countdown of the top stories of the year, the New Mexico in Focus staff and Line panelists ranked economic development number 9 in our list. Previous NMiF coverage of economic development: 2015 Legislature: Economic Development … Continue reading Top Stories Of 2015: #9 – Economic Development

December 18, 2015 – This week we begin our countdown of the top news stories of 2015 with a special Line panel of local journalists. The Gila River Diversion Project was number 10 on our list. Previous coverage on New Mexico … Continue reading Top Stories Of 2015: #10 – Gila River Diversion Project