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One-Woman Show Focuses On Life Of Harriet Tubman

Jan 9, 2020

Sat 1/11, 12pm:  This week on Women's Focus Carol Boss talks to Karen Jones Meadows about her award winning solo performance based on the life of Harriet Tubman. 

It's a deeply personal high energy journey from childhood to the afterlife of the famed Underground Railroad conductor, spiritual icon, revolutionary, and entrepreneur. The performance will be one night only on Feb. 1, 2020 at the KiMo Theatre. Click here for more information or call (505) 886-1251.

Rural Health Care Options Continue To Fall Short

Jun 30, 2017
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What if you’re racing to the hospital, but it’s an hour away – or more? Pregnant women living in northern New Mexico have to cross over sixty miles to deliver their babies with a doctor or midwife. But in this state, half the battle is getting physicians to work in rural areas.

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As Republicans work to fulfill their promises to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the future of healthcare in the U.S. is up in the air. In New Mexico, health insurance carriers have to submit their proposed premium rates by this weekend. After state officials review them, the public will have 10 days to weigh in.

Rashad Mahmood, KUNM

New Mexico environment officials say they’ll present a plan to clean up a toxic underground plume at a public meeting Thursday evening in Albuquerque.

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KUNM Call In Show 3/16 8a: President Trump has called the press the enemy of the American people. But that attitude from government leaders is nothing new here in New Mexico. It's Sunshine Week, so we’ll be talking about the essential local stories that reporters had to fight to get, and sunlight as a disinfectant in the dark corners of power.

Remembering David House

Nov 29, 2016
Paul Ingles

UPDATE  12/7 :  On air tribute audio and links to a selection of David's Jazz interviews for "Jazz of Enchantment".

Local Treasures To Be Featured On Antiques Roadshow

Sep 28, 2015
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Antiques Roadshow rolled through Albuquerque in July last year for PBS.   Three episodes filmed in the Duke City air on September 28 and October 5 and 12 on New Mexico PBS/KNME Channel 5.   The show features antique experts who appraise items for people who are hoping to hit the jackpot.  

Marsha Bemko is the executive producer of the program.  She spoke with KUNM's Chris Boros about the episodes filmed in New Mexico.