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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.
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.
The Children's Hour 8/17 Sat 9a: In a galaxy far, far away, we can tell there’s a black hole at its center. We know this because of the Very Large Array, a huge radio telescope in central New Mexico that is the most precise radio telescope in the world. Get spaced out with us as we learn all about radio astronomy from educators at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory .
Let's Talk New Mexico
Let's Talk New Mexico 8/15 8a: New Mexico and green chile seem inextricably linked. How did green chile get here in the first place? We’ll talk about chile verde, its origins in the pre-colonial Southwest, its present as New Mexico's most famous crop, and its future as NASA plans to grow chiles on the International Space Station. We want to hear from you! What are your favorite chile memories? Do you have chile recipes passed down from your ancestors? What do you want to know about the tasty pepper? Email us at LetsTalk@KUNM.org or call in live during the show.
When folks in New Mexico need a liver transplant, it marks the start of a long, difficult journey. You have to fight the odds just to qualify for one. You also have to be willing and able to afford going out of state for the surgery. All the while, the federal rules make it less likely that you’ll ever get one. So what can be done so folks here don’t need a liver transplant in the first place?
University Showcase 8/16 8a: In August 1619, the first kidnapped Africans arrived on the shores of Virginia, which was then a British Colony. This was the beginning of slavery in this country, but it was also a time when relationships were more nuanced and complex than we have been led to believe.
Sat. 8/17 10p: The Psychedelic Radio Head~Shoppe celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock Music & Arts Festival. We’ll play your favorites from the Woodstock movie soundtrack, plus many previously unreleased performances from the iconic Festival, and we’ll share remembrances from Woodstock attendees! The Head~Shoppe’s Cosmic Poet will drop by to read some thoughts on the Woodstock vibe! Join us for a three hour journey through the garden that brought the social, political and...
Public Health New Mexico
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.