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AG: Disclosure By New Mexico Dioceses 'Insufficient' So Far

New Mexico’s three Roman Catholic dioceses have begun the process of turning over thousands of records related to priest sex abuse and cover-up.

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#MeToo And The 2018 Election

Let’s Talk New Mexico 10/11 8am: A record number of women are running for elected office across the country this year and we’ll look at how the national conversation about sexual assault and misconduct is playing into this year’s politics. Is 2018 going to be the next "Year of the Woman"? Are you satisfied with what you are hearing from women candidates this year? Do you know women who’ve decided to get political now because of sexual violence and discrimination? We’d like to hear from you. Email LetsTalk@kunm.org , tweet #LetsTalkNM, or call in live during the show.

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Weather Report: Sunshine Days

The Children's Hour, Sat. 10/13 9a: Kerry Jones from the National Weather Service will join us to talk about the weather. New Mexico is forecast to continue to get unlimited sunshine capable of producing limitless solar energy. Find out all about it with our friends from the New Mexico Solar Energy Association.

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Interview With Dr. Mariano Morales And Latin Grammy Awardee Néstor Torres

Puerto Rican ar tist Mariano Morales spoke with Raíces hostess Cristina Baccin about a special concert dedicated to the people of Puerto Rico. Latin Grammy Award-winning flutist Néstor Torres joined in the conversation from Barbados. Music as an empowering tool and the embrace that Puerto Rican music and culture offers are some of the topics of this joyful conversation. There will be a rare opportunity to enjoy the talent of Puerto Rican and Cuban musicians, such as Yosmel Montejo, Josiel...

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Eric J. García: "Portraits of U.S. Hypocrisy"

With his sharp pen and observational prowess, the Chicano artist Eric J. García brings into focus social criticism regarding discrimination and the double standards in American society with courage and empathy. In this interview hosted by Cristina Baccin , Mr. García speaks about what inspired him to publish this compilation of works in the recently released book "Drawing on anger", published by the Ohio State University Press . Raised in the South Valley of Albuquerque, he r eceived his BFA...

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Prosecutor Says Teen Suspect In Library Shooting To Plead GuiltyAssociated Press

Authorities say a teenager who opened fire at a rural New Mexico library last year has signed an agreement saying he will plead guilty. The August 2017 shooting killed two librarians and injured four others.

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Balloonists Getting GPS Trackers For Auto Theft ProtectionKOAT-TV, Associated Press

Balloonists participating in Albuquerque's hot air balloon festival are getting GPS trackers for their cars and trailers.

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The public can now weigh in on the Bureau of Land Management’s plan for how to use more than 2 million acres of public land near Carlsbad. This new plan will replace one from 1988.

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Closing Generating Station Could Have Huge Economic ImpactsFarmington Daily Times, Associated

One of the biggest issues looming over a northwestern New Mexico county is the potential closure of a coal-fired power plant in 2022 — about 20 years before the end of its useful life.

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A prominent New Mexico lawmaker threatened to shut the public out of a legislative committee meeting concerning a landmark education lawsuit after journalists brought recording equipment.

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New Mexico Vets Harassment Allegations Against Lawmaker – Associated Press

A public hearing has been scheduled on sexual harassment accusations by a former political lobbyist against a New Mexico state lawmaker who lost his re-election primary in June.

LIVE NOW: Senate Judiciary Vote on Kavanaugh

Sep 28, 2018
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The Senate Judiciary Committee is voting on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. A full Senate vote on the nomination is expected as early next week. Watch the proceeding live.

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On average, the number of people shot each year in America is over 116,000 -- that's by murders, assaults, suicide and suicide attempts, unintentional shootings and police interventions.  The statistic comes from the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, and it's one of many points being made in Gun Violence: A Brief Cultural History, an exhibit on display through November 10 at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology on the UNM campus in Albuquerque.  

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Struggling New Mexico Schools May Lengthen School YearAssociated Press

New Mexico lawmakers are studying ways to extend the typical school year by 10 days or more, with longer summer extensions at schools catering to low-income families.

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Santa Fe Forest Ordered To Consider Impacts On SalamanderAssociated Press

A federal judge is ordering the Santa Fe National Forest to consider how the management of roads and trails across the northern New Mexico forest will affect an endangered salamander.

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Debate Highlights Three-Way Senate Race, New Mexico Touts Tourism As Key Economic Driver

Debate Highlights Three-Way Senate Race In New Mexico -Associated Press Three candidates for a U.S. Senate seat in New Mexico are preparing for their first public debate after the start of early voting.

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Interpreter Training Program Aims To Foster N.M. Industry

When a hospital or doctor’s office sees a patient who doesn’t speak English, federal law requires the institution to hire an interpreter. But the need for professional language services in New Mexico far exceeds the supply. An Albuquerque organization, Valley Community Interpreters (VCI) , is hoping to change that.

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Let's Talk Food Allergies At School