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Chaves County Police Shooting Lawsuit

6.24.2022 –Attorney general Hector Balderas is investigating a deadly deputy-involved shooting that killed 34-year-old David…

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The Roundhouse.

Developments in the Race for Governor

6.24.2022 –The Panel explores the ups and downs of the Governor’s race where a new…

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Otero County Election Certification

6.24.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel reacts to the recent developments in Otero County where commissioners…

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Bipartisan Agreement on Gun Legislation

6.17.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel assesses a bipartisan plan to address gun violence that…

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Otero County Chaos & Local Primary Results

6.17.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel dives into the chaos in Otero County where commissioners…

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President Biden Visits NM

6.17.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel reacts to President Biden’s weekend visit to our state.…

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General Election Preview

6.9.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel looks ahead to the general election. Panelists explore Republican Nominee…

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Primary Election Analysis

6.9.2022 –New Mexico voters had their say at the polls this week. Our Line Opinion…

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Flooding Concerns Following Historic Fires

6.9.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel discusses the lingering threat of flooding in parts of the…

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Calf Canyon Cause Revealed

6.3.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel discusses the troubling news that both the Hermit’s Peak and…

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New Proposed NM Interstate

6.3.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel discusses the economic implications of a potential interstate that…

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School Safety & Gun Control

6.3.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel offers ideas for action after another deadly school shooting in…

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Primary Preview

5.27.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel dives into the key races in the primary election…

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Two NM Pueblos Reach Cannabis Agreement

5.27.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel explores the possibilities for native tribes after two New…

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U.S. Forest Service Enacts Prescribed Burn Ban

5.27.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel reacts to the U.S. Forest Service’s decision to pause…

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Wildfire Danger Rises

5.20.2022 – The Panel discusses the now record-setting wildfire burning near Las Vegas. Governor Michelle…

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NM Budget Surplus

5.20.2022 – New information from a legislative economist shows the state could be in for…

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Yazzie-Martinez Draft Plan

5.20.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel reviews the state’s new draft plan to address the…

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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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The Line: April 24, 2015

This week, our line opinion panelists discuss changes announced by the city of Albuquerque in…

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The Line: April 17, 2015

Next week, environmental groups and organizations across the world will celebrate Earth Day (April 22).  In order…

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The Line: April 10, 2015

This week, our line opinion panelists discussed protests at the Trinity Test Site. This year…

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The Line: April 3, 2015

The Santa Fe Reporter and Santa Fe New Mexican recently reported that New Mexico’s middle…

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The Line: March 27, 2015

The 2015 regular legislative session ended recently. Lawmakers on both sides blame the other party…

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The Line: March 20, 2015

Democratic State Senator Phil Griego resigned last weekend over his support as a lawmaker for a…

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The Line: March 13, 2015

This week, NMiF covers both sides of the debate over Right to Work legislation at the…

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The Line: March 6, 2015

This week, we sat down with three students from Albuquerque High School who walked out…

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The Line: February 27, 2015

Is the legislature this year focused on a few divisive issues? That was the argument…

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The Line: February 20, 2015

Our line opinion panelists share their thoughts on news stories and headlines each week. This time…

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