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Funding Delay Threatens Student Health Confidentiality

We’re two weeks into the school year and school-based health centers around New Mexico are still waiting on the state to finalize funding contracts.

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Former UNM Athletic Director Indicted, Pence To Promote Trade Deal During New Mexico Visit

Former New Mexico AD Indicted On Embezzlement Charges - By Russell Contreras Associated Press Former University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs has been indicted in connection with a lavish 2015 golf trip to Scotland that was partly paid for with state funds.

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Let's Talk New Mexico

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Let's Talk Streetlights, Safety And Public Resources

Let's Talk New Mexico 8/22 8a: Studies are showing there’s a relationship between whether there’s good street-lighting in an area and crime. Do unlit places in our cities create opportunities for crime? Do local governments spread lighting resources fairly? Are there unlit spots out where you live that become known sites of violence or theft? Have you ever called your local elected officials to ask about more streetlights or long-broken lights? How did it go? Wherever you live in the state, do you feel OK going for a walk in the evening? Sitting on the porch? What would help? Email LetsTalk@kunm.org or call in live during the show.

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Birthdays

The Children's Hour, 8/24 Sat 9a: Birthdays are celebrated in many different ways, but some traditions cross cultural boundaries. We’ll explore birthdays around the world, and find out the story behind the famous Happy Birthday Song. With great music, a family events calendar, The Children's Hour Birthday Club and so much more.

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We’re two weeks into the school year and school-based health centers around New Mexico are still waiting on the state to finalize funding contracts.

Gage Skidmore via Flickr / Creative Commons

Former New Mexico AD Indicted On Embezzlement Charges - By Russell Contreras Associated Press

Former University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs has been indicted in connection with a lavish 2015 golf trip to Scotland that was partly paid for with state funds.

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It’s decision time for people hoping to get elected to leadership at the state’s largest public school district. Next Tuesday is the deadline to file for candidacy in the Albuquerque Public Schools’ board election.

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Mining Proposal In Santa Fe National Forest Draws Opposition  - Santa Fe New Mexican, Associated Press

A proposed exploratory mining operation on Santa Fe National Forest land is drawing fierce opposition from some northern New Mexico residents.

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The University of New Mexico School of Medicine has created a new office to address mistreatment of students, residents and fellows.

Marisa Demarco / KUNM

Let's Talk New Mexico 8/22 8a: Studies are showing there’s a relationship between whether there’s good street-lighting in an area and crime. Do unlit places in our cities create opportunities for crime? Do local governments spread lighting resources fairly? Are there unlit spots out where you live that become known sites of violence or theft? Have you ever called your local elected officials to ask about more streetlights or long-broken lights? How did it go? Wherever you live in the state, do you feel OK going for a walk in the evening? Sitting on the porch? What would help? Email LetsTalk@kunm.org or call in live during the show.

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New Mexico On Pace For More Record Revenues Thanks To OilAlbuquerque Journal, Associated Press

A new report says New Mexico is now on track to collect an unprecedented $7.8 billion in the budget year thanks to skyrocketing oil production.

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New Mexico Parents Get Preview Of School-Lockdown Video -Associated Press

A school district in New Mexico is giving parents a preview of an instruction video on lockdown situations associated with active shooters that will be shown to students.

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The City of Albuquerque is looking to get more people experiencing homelessness into temporary housing assistance by early winter. The city plans to spend two million dollars on a new rapid re-housing contract.

from Reconciliation at the Institute of American Indian Arts Musuem of Contemporary Native Arts
Photographer: Juan D. Rios, from https://manitos.net/2019/06/08/reconciliation/

Fiesta de Santa Fe has been a defining tradition of the city's cultural life for over 300 years.  This year, the annual celebrations will not include La Entrada, a pageant about the reclaiming of Santa Fe by Spanish forces after their expulsion by the Pueblo Indians in 1680.  That decision was controversial and divisive.  Hoping to reconcile disagreements in the community is an exhibition at Santa Fe's Institute of American Indian Arts.  Reconciliation runs through January 19, 2020 at IAIA's Museum of Contemporary Native Arts.

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Transplant Rules Leave NM Behind

When a liver is available for donation anywhere in the country, there are federal rules that dictate who gets it. The sicker you are, the sooner you get one. Those rules were updated this year and they’re supposed to help more folks get that life-saving transplant. But the new rules might not make things better for everyone.

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