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Gary Johnson To Speak On U.S. Senate Bid, Land Boss Says No To Offer From Border Agency

Libertarian Icon Gary Johnson To Speak On U.S. Senate Bid - Russell Contreras, Associated Press Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is expected to give details Thursday about why he’s jumping in a race to unseat New Mexico’s junior U.S. senator.

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Let's Talk New Mexico

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Let's Talk Free Stuff

Let's Talk New Mexico 8/16 8a: Did you know that you can check out cake pans , WiFi hotspots and ukuleles from Albuquerque Public Libraries ? You can skip expensive gym bills and work out for free—lift weights, get on a cardio machine—at some community centers . What do you know about that's free? What free resources do you find useful? What do you wish was offered for free? Email LetsTalk@kunm.org, tweet with #LetsTalkNM or call in live during the show.

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Nonprofit Sues Feds Over Health Care Risk Payments

A New Mexico nonprofit health insurance company is suing the federal government for a second time over regulations it says drive up insurance premiums and threaten smaller insurers.

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Amidst Opposition, Tiny Homes Move Forward

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Chaco Canyon

The Children's Hour: Sat 8/18 9a: Take a trip with The Children's Hour to Chaco Canyon. This UNESCO World Heritage Site was the center of Pueblo civilization just 1000 years ago, and then was abandoned. Find out the story of Chaco Canyon and what it offers for families today.

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KUNM's Sarah Gustavus speaks with writers and reporters from the online New Mexico Independent about this week's headlines.

Single-Sex Education: Fix or Folly?

Nov 12, 2009

In the last eight years the number of U.S. public schools offering all-boys or all-girls classes has skyrocketed from about 11 to well over 500. So far, very few of those are in New Mexico. Supporters say, with boys falling behind, single sex education is an issue of social justice. Others say it's nothing short of illegal.

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This year marks the 200th anniversary of the births of two important figures in Western art and science: Felix Mendelssohn and Charles Darwin.

Second District Congressman Harry Teague was one of 39 House Democrats who broke party ranks to vote against health care overhaul legislation this weekend. From Washington, Manuel Quinones reports for KUNM.

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Latinas from across the country met today in Albuquerque at a town hall meeting to discuss the health care issues that affect them.

The setting of a book can be just as important as the story itself. Author Tony Hillerman was known for his Navajo Tribal Police mystery novels.

Several small business owners from New Mexico are in Washington D.C. today along with over one hundred more from around the country. They've made the trip to show their support for health care overhaul legislation now under consideration in Congress.

Stories can capture a little slice of culture. That's especially true in the writing of Martha Egan.

She's lived in New Mexico since the mid 1970s and owns the Latin American folk art and antiques gallery Pachamama in Santa Fe.

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When state lawmakers convene for a special session tomorrow in Santa Fe, they'll face the daunting task of dealing with a $650 million budget deficit. Many advocates are saying tax cuts for the wealthy should be repealed.

KUNM's Elaine Baumgartel wanted to find out how much the 2003 tax cuts actually cost the state and exactly which taxpayers have benefited the most.

The state miscalculated high school graduation rates that were released last month.

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KUNM News Wins National Awards For 2017 Coverage

We’re proud to announce that KUNM won several national awards for our 2017 coverage.

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