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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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Afghan Resettlement

August 27, 2021 – Fleeing Taliban rule, Afghans who were able to leave their homeland…

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Vaccine Mandate Lawsuit

August 27, 2021 – Two women have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court that…

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Census Data Shows New Mexico Going Urban

August 20, 2021 – Data released by the U.S. Census shows 20 of New Mexico’s 33…

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Crime Trends in ABQ

August 20, 2021 – The Line discusses the troubling crime trend in the wake of…

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Masked and Vaxxed: MLG’s New Mandates

August 20, 2021 – Mask up! The nearly unrestrained rise in COVID-19 cases among unvaccinated people has…

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Financial Crisis Looming?

August 13, 2021 – The Line opinion panel dives into a difficult topic, the potential…

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CYFD Leadership Shakeup

August 13, 2021 – The Line opinion panel weighs in on the latest shake-up in…

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Responding to the Delta Variant

August 13, 2021 – The Line opinion panel discusses the recent surge in COVID-19 cases,…

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The Line: Do Teen Curfews Work?

August 7, 2015 – Albuquerque city councilor Ken Sanchez has proposed that the city re-visit…

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The Line: Cutting Carbon Emissions

August 7, 2015 – The Obama administration announced a new plan this week to cut…

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The Line: Mayor Berry Announces Removal of Confederate Flag in Old Town

August 7, 2015 – Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry announced this week the Confederate flag will be…

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The Line: Levi Chavez Admitted to UNM Law School (Web Extra)

July 31, 2015 – Former APD officer Levi Chavez has been admitted to the UNM…

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The Line: Why Does Albuquerque Keep Losing Residents?

July 31, 2015 – Bloomberg Business reported this week that Albuquerque is one of the…

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The Line: Proposed Penalties for Sanctuary Cities

July 31, 2015 – The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation this week that would…

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The Line: Santa Fe Police Chief Resigns

July 31, 2015 – Santa Fe police chief Eric Garcia announced this week that he…

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The Line: Santa Fe School District Needs More Teachers (Web Extra)

July 24, 2015 – The Santa Fe Reporter highlighted an accelerated teacher training program this…

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The Line: Confederate Symbols (Web Extra)

July 24, 2015 – ebate continues over a set of plaques that mark the presence of…

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The Line: Fracking in New Mexico

July 24, 2015 – This week’s line opinion panelists reacted to our interviews with people…

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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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