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Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
Danielle Prokop
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Source NM
Hospital acquisitions are growing across the country, and that’s leading to higher prices for patients. Many of those deals involve private equity, which often makes cuts to certain care to drive up profits, or religious organizations that might refuse types of care that they don’t support.New Mexico is at an especially high risk for deals that could limit health care. It also has a new law that could curb that.
KUNM News Update
Firefighters drop water and build fire line Monday, May 27, 2024, where the Blue 2 Fire is burning in the Lincoln National Forest, about 8 miles north of Ruidoso.
Source New Mexico
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Courtesy US Forest Service
Two lightning-caused wildfires in northern and southern New Mexico have grown to a combined 20 square miles, according to the latest figures from firefighting teams.
Let's Talk New Mexico
Dividers at a polling location at the Doña Ana County Government Center.
Danielle Prokop
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Source NM
The 2024 primary elections are underway with early and absentee voting, but primary election day is Tuesday, June 4 and we’d like to hear from you. Why is voting in primary elections important to you? Do you sit out until general elections or only vote in presidential elections? What kinds of issues or candidates would get you more engaged?
University Showcase
Buddy Smith and his family on the Navajo Nation
Milton Jack Snow
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Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
In a new show, the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico uses photography to explore a traumatic time for the Navajo people. “Nothing Left For Me: Federal Policy and the Photography of Milton Snow in Diné Bikéyah” looks at the brutal impact of the Navajo Livestock Reduction imposed upon Diné communities and homelands by U.S. Indian Commissioner John Collier starting in the 1930s.