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Former WIPP Project Leader Talks Permit Changes

Congress decided in the ’90s how much nuclear waste could be deposited into the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in southern New Mexico. WIPP is the only place in the country this radioactive garbage can be stored permanently. But when the feds hit the limit, the facility is supposed to close.

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The Children's Hour Live From The Library: Tony Hillerman

January 19, 9-10am: Everyone is welcome to join The Children’s Hour broadcast live from the Tony Hillerman Branch Library at 8205 Apache Ave NE in Albuquerque. Learn why we named a library after author Tony Hillerman. With live music from Sage Harrington and her ukulele playing students, and storytelling from the amazing librarians on staff. This is a *FAMILY FRIENDLY AND FREE* event. The library will open early at 8:30am for show attendees.

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Let's Talk Federal Government Shutdown In New Mexico

Let's Talk New Mexico 1/17 8a: How is the partial federal government shutdown playing out in New Mexico as it drags on for its fourth week with no end in sight? Over 10,000 federal workers here are either furloughed or working and not getting paid. Residents are also having trouble getting healthcare, selling products, finalizing loans and deciding how much crops to plant this year. How is the shutdown affecting you and people you know?

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Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's State Of The State Address Annotated

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham delivered her first State of the State address today at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe. We annotate the transcript with our media partners New Mexico PBS and NMPoliticalReport.com . Find that here along with the video of her speech.

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Commentator Craig Barnes on Critiques of President Obama

Santa Fe, NM – Commentator Craig Barnes says some criticism of the country's current leader, President Barack Obama, simplifies the complexity of modern challenges.

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Health Care Bill Close to Passing in the Senate

Albuquerque, NM – Elaine Baumgartel spoke with New Mexico U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman about the mood on Capitol Hill and some of the details of the bill. Bingaman says passage in the Senate is pretty much a done deal...

Mesilla Valley, New Mexico – Pecan growers in southern New Mexico are finally gathering this year's crop after wet weather delayed harvesting.

The New Mexico Department of Agriculture estimates that the state's pecan industry is now valued at about $180 million annually.

KUNM's Kent Paterson recently visited a pair of pecan growers south of Las Cruces and has this profile of some of the highs and lows of pecan farming in New Mexico.

Un Rinconito en el Cielo: Stories from Northern New Mexico - Part 3

Chellis Glendinning and Grace Berge

New Mexico – On Mondays in December, we're presenting a special series spotlighting four Northern New Mexicans whose lives offer an intriguing look at the diversity of the people of that region of our state. Chellis Glendinning reports along with producer Grace Berge.

Albuquerque, NM – Sarah Gustavus speaks with Megan Kamerick about this week's business headlines.

New Mexico Independent - 12/17/09

Sarah Gustavus

Albuquerque, NM – Sarah Gustavus speaks with writers and reporters from the New Mexico Independent about this week's top stories.

New Mexico Independent - 12/10/09

Sarah Gustavus

Albuquerque, NM – Sarah Gustavus speaks with writers and reporters from the New Mexico Independent about this week's headlines.

Workers Underpaid in Mexico's Electronics Industry

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Northern New Mexican Spotlight - Part 1

Chellis Glendinning

New Mexico – Today we begin a special series spotlighting Northern New Mexicans whose lives offer an intriguing look at the diversity of the people of this region of our state. KUNM's Chellis Glendinning and Grace Berge report.

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Santa Fe Film Festival

Elaine Baumgartel

Santa Fe, NM – The 10th Annual Santa Fe Film Festival is underway this week in Santa Fe.

Operations Director Karen RedHawk Dallett says the economic downturn created unexpected challenges for the festival. She says organizers had to be particularly creative with limited resources.

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Proposal Could Make New Mexico A 'Sanctuary State', 'F' Schools Facing Closure May Get Reprieve

Proposal Could Make New Mexico A 'Sanctuary State' - By Russell Contreras, Associated Press A New Mexico bill could turn the state with the nation's largest percentage of Hispanic residents into a "sanctuary state."

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Using Historical Photos To Explore Albuquerque's Future

University Showcase 1/18 8a: On this episode we speak with Anthony Anella and Mark Childs about their book “Imagine a City That Remembers: The Albuquerque Rephotography Project," published by University of New Mexico Press. Anella is a conservationist and architect who is the founder of the Leopold Writing Program, a New Mexico nonprofit dedicated to promoting environmental ethics through the written word. Childs is the associate dean for research and a professor of architecture at the...

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Santa Fe Program Pairs Art With Opioid Addiction Treatment

Opioid addiction comes with more than just physical symptoms. A big part of fighting for sobriety is recovering emotionally, and for different people, that part needs a different approach.

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