Web Extras

October 9, 2015 – LINE PANELISTS: Merritt Allen, Vox Optima, LLC Rob Nikolewski, Watchdog.org Laura E. Sanchez-Rivét, Sanchez Legal Solutions Harry Van Buren, professor at the UNM Anderson School of Management

September 11, 2015 – The Albuquerque Journal reported this week on a private investigation into conditions at city animal shelters. Gene Grant and this week’s line opinion panelists debate what changes might be needed in the management of pet adoptions … Continue reading The Line: Fixing City Animal Shelters (Web Extra)

August 7, 2015 – Explosions at two churches in Las Cruces last weekend have many people talking about safety at places of worship in New Mexico. At the time of our broadcast this week, law enforcement officers are still looking … Continue reading The Line: Explosions at Two Churches in Las Cruces (web extra)

July 31, 2015 – Former APD officer Levi Chavez has been admitted to the UNM Law School. Chavez was tried in 2013 for murder and tampering with evidence in the death of his wife Tera Chavez. Levi Chavez was acquitted … Continue reading The Line: Levi Chavez Admitted to UNM Law School (Web Extra)

July 24, 2015 – The Santa Fe Reporter highlighted an accelerated teacher training program this week. The program aims to address a chronic shortage of teachers in the Santa Fe Public Schools. What lessons from this program could be used … Continue reading The Line: Santa Fe School District Needs More Teachers (Web Extra)

July 24, 2015 – ebate continues over a set of plaques that mark the presence of Confederate troops in Albuquerque. The plaques, along with two cannons and flag, are located in Old Town. Some local leaders are calling for the items to … Continue reading The Line: Confederate Symbols (Web Extra)

A local story about vandalism at a Starbucks under construction just a block from a popular local coffee shop made us wonder if that incident signals a shifting attitude about chain restaurants and businesses in Albuquerque. This week’s line panelists told us … Continue reading The Line: Debates Local vs. National Businesses (Web Extra)

Angelina Vigil was stripped of her title as La Reina of the Espanola Valley Fiesta recently for comments she made about the town on social media. Was the punishment fair? This week’s line opinion panelists tell us what they think.

This week’s line opinion panelists talk about news coverage of Rachel Dolezal, the now former president of the NAACP in Spokane, Washington. Dolezal made national and international headlines when her parents told the media that she is white but has claimed to be black for … Continue reading The Line: Reacts to Rachel Dolezal (Web Extra)

Health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak that includes cases in New Mexico. The outbreak appears to be connected to raw tuna. Host Gene Grant and this week’s line opinion panelists weigh in on whether this outbreak has them thinking … Continue reading The Line: Salmonella Outbreak (Web Extra)