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PNM Pledges To Be Emissions-Free By 2040, UNM Revamps Film Program To Meet Industry Demand

New Mexico Utility Says It Will Be Emissions-Free By 2040 – Associated Press New Mexico's largest electric provider says it's the nation's first investor-owned utility to set a goal of being 100% emissions-free by 2040.

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Interview With Argentinian Singer Sofía Tosello

Sat. 4/29, 4:15p: Singer Sofía Tosello bridges the music grounded in the deep mediterranean Argentina and the New York global music scene. She has recently released Lluvia fue , her fourth album, with a particular repertoire of tangos: from the ´30s to contemporary compositions, arranged by Latin Grammy awarded Fernando Otero . In this interview, hosted by Cristina Baccin in Corazón Tanguero show, we converse about Lluvia fue (It was rain/Rain was) and her own tango-jazz approach to music. We...

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Let's Talk Plastic Bag Bans

Let's Talk New Mexico 4/18 8a: Bans on plastic are sweeping the nation, and New Mexico is no exception. Santa Fe banned plastic grocery bags several years ago. Albuquerque just limited single-use plastics in grocery and retail stores. Businesses and consumers are having to adapt to a new normal that emphasizes the re-useable over the disposable. Do you take reusable bags to the grocery? Are concerned about how a plastic bag ban will hurt your business' bottom line or your customers’ pocketbooks? We want to hear from you! Email LetsTalk@KUNM.org or call in live during the show.

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New Mexico Utility Says It Will Be Emissions-Free By 2040 – Associated Press

New Mexico's largest electric provider says it's the nation's first investor-owned utility to set a goal of being 100% emissions-free by 2040.

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New Mexico Unemployment Rate Holds At 5.1%

New Mexico officials say the state's seasonally adjusted rate of unemployment held steady at 5.1% in March.

The Workforce Solutions Department said Friday that the unemployment rate remained unchanged from February, while the national unemployment rate fell to 3.9% for March.

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Art in America called her work "pure optical pleasure" -- "shimmering" and "optimistic."  Grids of tiny hand-painted numbers laid out in bands of color across the canvas.  Artist Xylor Jane is sharing the process and the philosophy behind her work with art students this spring as the University of New Mexico's 2019 Frederick Hammersley Visiting Artist.  She will give a public lecture on April 24 at 7pm at the Albuquerque Museum and host an open studio on May 2 between 6pm and 8pm in the UNM Art Annex.  Both events are free and open to the public.

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US Authorities Issue Warning After Group Stops MigrantsAssociated Press

U.S. authorities are warning citizens not to take the law into their own hands after a group patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border stopped hundreds of migrants when they crossed into southern New Mexico this week.

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New Mexico Panel Surprises Facebook With $39M Utility Bill – Albuquerque Journal, Associated Press

A powerful New Mexico regulatory authority is requiring the state's largest utility to bill Facebook $39 million for a new transmission line construction.

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Lawsuit Contends Corrections Officers Sexually Abused InmateAssociated Press

An inmate has sued the New Mexico Corrections Department, saying two officers sexually abused her in 2017.

Let's Talk Plastic Bag Bans

Apr 16, 2019
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Let's Talk New Mexico 4/18 8a: Bans on plastic are sweeping the nation, and New Mexico is no exception. Santa Fe banned plastic grocery bags several years ago. Albuquerque just limited single-use plastics in grocery and retail stores. Businesses and consumers are having to adapt to a new normal that emphasizes the re-useable over the disposable. Do you take reusable bags to the grocery? Are concerned about how a plastic bag ban will hurt your business' bottom line or your customers’ pocketbooks? We want to hear from you! Email LetsTalk@KUNM.org or call in live during the show.

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Albuquerque Approves Plastic Bag BanAlbuquerque Journal

The Albuquerque City Council has approved a bill that prohibits businesses from offering single-use plastic shopping bags.

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Indigenous Leaders Want Less Drilling Near Sacred Sites – By Morgan Lee, Associated Press

Leaders of the Navajo Nation and Pueblo tribes expressed frustration Monday with federal oversight of oil and gas leases on public holdings near ancient Native American cultural sites. They also endorsed legislation to restrict natural gas development around Chaco Culture National Historic Park.

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Federal Court Allows Return Of Asylum Seekers To Mexico – Associated Press

A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked a judge's order that would have stopped the Trump administration from returning asylum seekers to Mexico.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay Friday.

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Fostering Better Learning Through Studying Design

University Showcase 4/19 8a: How can studying design help children with math and geometry? How does the design of a classroom help or hinder academic achievement? On this episode, we talk with Anne Taylor. She has spent much of her career creating learning environments that foster innovation and intrigue at schools, in the United States and internationally.

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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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