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Neighborhood Group Takes On Abandoned Homes In SE Albuquerque

Having a lot of abandoned or foreclosed homes in your community can hurt morale and drag down property values. A group of neighborhood associations in Southeast Albuquerque are taking things into their own hands.

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KUNM Spring Fundraiser

Win A Salsa Redpoint GX Mountain Bike!

Two Wheel Drive , a longtime supporter of KUNM, has donated a Salsa Redpoint GX mountain bike valued at $2,799 as the Grand Prize for our 2019 Spring fundraiser! It's their way of encouraging you to support KUNM.

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Let's Talk New Mexico

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Let's Talk Traditional Agriculture For A New Generation

Let’s Talk New Mexico 3/21 8a: It’s spring, so planting, sprouting and growing are on the agenda. We’ll look at how farmers are bringing traditional agricultural practices into their fields. We’ll explore what we can learn from past generations about sustainability and talk about local programs to support this kind of work. We want to hear from you! Are you a small farmer or home gardener? What sort of tips do you have to share with aspiring growers? Does your family use heirloom seeds? How did your grandparents teach you to grow food Email LetsTalk@KUNM.org or call in live during the show.

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Written Into History: Two Award Winning Directors Discuss Their Documentary Films

Sat. 3/23, 12p: On Women's Focus, Carol Boss talks to Julia Bacha and Geeta Gandbhir whose documentaries of women who risked their lives for peace will be screened on the new series of groundbreaking films, War & Peace II, returning to PBS.

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New Mexico's February Unemployment Rate Remained 3.1 Percent

New Mexico's unemployment rate held steady in February.

The Department of Workforce Solutions' monthly report released Friday said February's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.1 percent, unchanged from January 2019 and February 2018.

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New Mexico Governor Signs Landmark Clean Energy BillAssociated Press

Making good on a campaign promise, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed landmark legislation that will mandate more solar panels and wind turbines as the state sets ambitious new renewable energy goals.

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Having a lot of abandoned or foreclosed homes in your community can hurt morale and drag down property values. A group of neighborhood associations in Southeast Albuquerque are taking things into their own hands.

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5 Suspects At New Mexico Compound Face Terror Charges - By Mary Hudetz Associated Press

Five former residents of a New Mexico compound where authorities found the remains of a 3-year-old boy are due in federal court on terrorism-related charges.

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New Mexico Final '18 High School Grad Rates Show Record Jump - Associated Press

Final numbers show the rate of New Mexico high school students who earned diplomas last year was the highest it has ever been.

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School districts in New Mexico have options when it comes to trying to protect students and staff from violence. Rio Rancho Public Schools recently rolled out armed security guards, and not everyone is happy with that decision.

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Let’s Talk New Mexico 3/21 8a: It’s spring, so planting, sprouting and growing are on the agenda. We’ll look at how farmers are bringing traditional agricultural practices into their fields. We’ll explore what we can learn from past generations about sustainability and talk about local programs to support this kind of work. We want to hear from you! Are you a small farmer or home gardener? What sort of tips do you have to share with aspiring growers? Does your family use heirloom seeds? How did your grandparents teach you to grow food Email LetsTalk@KUNM.org or call in live during the show.

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Carlsbad Considers Resolution Against New Mexico Gun Control- Carlsbad Current-Argus, Associated Press

Officials in a southeastern New Mexico city will consider a resolution that declares they won't enforce gun laws that they believe violate gun owners' constitutional rights.

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New Mexico Investigates Nonprofit Group Over Pay DisparitiesAssociated Press

The New Mexico attorney general's office has launched an investigation into a nonprofit organization that helps people with disabilities find work.

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Ethics Commission Bill Heads To New Mexico Governor- Associated Press

The Legislature has passed a bill to establish an independent state ethics commission for complaints about the conduct of public officials.

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The Children's Hour Live From Taylor Ranch Library

The Children's Hour, 3/23 Sat. 9a: We’re broadcasting live from the Taylor Ranch library in Albuquerque and you are invited to join us! Doors to the library open early at 8:30am for our one hour program. We’ll feature: Albuquerque's former poet laureate Hakim Bellamy, story time with the Taylor Ranch librarians and musical guests, Samantha Daitz and Lisa Donald from the Sky Velvet Vassar Music Foundation. FREE FAMILY FUN!

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Public Health New Mexico

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Bill To Curb Gun Suicides Raises Complicated Questions

New Mexico has one of the highest suicide rates in the country. And more than half of those deaths involved a gun. Some state lawmakers want to reduce suicides by confiscating guns from people who could pose a danger to themselves or others. The measure’s known as a red flag law.

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