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Dark Canyon: Sexual Abuse and Secrecy in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. Part 1.

The Archdiocese of Santa Fe last week shocked the state by releasing -- for the first time -- a list of 74 names of priests, deacons and brothers that it says have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children. In a statement, Archbishop John Wester said he hopes the publication of the list will help victims and their communities to heal, and help rebuild trust in the Church. It’s a move that other dioceses around the country have turned to after media pressure or after filing for...

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A Democratic candidate for New Mexico Governor has come out strongly in favor of legalizing recreational cannabis along with loosening regulations on medical cannabis and on industrial hemp.

Tom Trowbridge has the story.

NASA "Slingshot" Could Reach Asteroid

Sep 22, 2017

NASA researchers in Colorado, Arizona and Utah are watching the skies as an important phase of a unique experiment winds down. KSFR's Ellen Lockyer speaks with Dr. Christina Richey, program director for the OSIRIS-REx program, which, if successful, could bring material from an asteroid back to Earth for study.

UNM Study Says Cannabis Can Help Opioid Addicts

Sep 22, 2017

Dr. Jacob Vigil, with UNM's psychology department, has published results of a study which indicates that some people addicted to prescription opioids could be helped with the use of legally available medical marijuana. 

Santa Fe City Cleanup Set For September 23

Sep 22, 2017

Santa Feans join communities all around New Mexico on Saturday, September 23 for a volunteer cleanup.

N.M. Worst In Nation In Child Poverty

Sep 21, 2017

Tom Trowbridge reports on a recent call by Democratic State Legislators to take action to fund a statewide early-education program.

  

On September 12 Santa Fe Archbishop John C. Wester released a list of 74 credibly accused clergy in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. The list includes 66 priests, six deacons and two brothers.  KSFR's Ellen Berkovitch was live on the telephone Thursday with Terry McKiernan, the president of Bishop Accountability dot org . He sheds light light on who's on the list, who's missing, and what's next in the aftermath of this surprising release.

Third Democrat Enters Race For N.M. Land Commissioner

Sep 21, 2017

Democratic State Senator George Munoz has announced his candidacy for New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands. Tom Trowbridge has the story.

The Archdiocese of Santa Fe last week shocked the state by releasing -- for the first time -- a list of 74 names of priests, deacons and brothers that it says have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children.

In a statement, Archbishop John Wester said he hopes the publication of the list will help victims and their communities to heal, and help rebuild trust in the Church.

New Mexico is joining with 37 other states in recruiting insurance companies in the fight against the opioid epidemic. NM Attorney General Hector Balderas has joined a coalition of states and territories urging health insurers to examine financial incentives that contribute to the problem in New Mexico.  

KSFR’s Ellen Lockyer has the story.

For the first time, Native Americans living in New Mexico can call a free crisis hotline to report domestic abuse

Mallory Black is communications director for the StrongHearts Native Helpline. Black says the helpline is a culturally-appropriate safe and confidential helpline for natives and by natives:

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Here and There with Dave Marash

This week on HERE and THERE

MONDAY Sep. 25 - Dr. William Perry is about to celebrate his 90th birthday and continues to pursue one of his life’s central goal, containing the threat of nuclear weapons. He says today’s nuclear threat is frightening. North Korea is a big worry, but so is the state of once-cooperative relations between the US and Russia. TUESDAY Sep. 26 - Was there a secret deal between the largest California Agri-business growers and the Trump Administration? Big campaign contributions producing few ICE...

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