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A Conversation with Mayor Javier Gonzales

We reached Mayor Gonzales to talk about the upcoming U.S. Conference of Mayors, the announcement of the inaugural Verde Fund recipients, the aftermath of the soda tax vote, and the proposed infrastructure improvements to the Santa Fe Municipal Airport. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/MayorGonz.mp3

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Bred for Temperament, Trained for Calm: Courthouse Dogs

Assistance Dogs of the West in Santa Fe trains Courthouse facility dogs to serve judicial districts and child advocacy centers around the country — with the help of veterans returning from wars. Mary Lou Cooper reports. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/courthousedogs.mp3

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This week, both New Mexico's U.S. Senators spoke on Capitol Hill against Medicaid cuts thought to be included in the yet-to-be-released Senate GOP healthcare bill. The American Health Care Act, known as Trumpcare, is expected to see a vote before the July 4 recess. 

KSFR's Dylan Syverson has this report.

 

Worlds Through Words: A Multicultural Poetry Celebration was hosted by poet and activist Ebony Isis Booth and featured readings from poets Haleh Liza, Brynn Saito, Uche Nduka, and James Thomas Stevens. Special appearance and reading from New Mexico Senator Bill O’Neill.

 

These poets banded together to share their diverse cultural heritages and words of wisdom in a tumultuous political climate. Listen and let your own boundaries expand!

 

Taos' Solar Plan by 2022

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KSFR's correspondent, Rita Daniels, dives into the developments of Taos' solar plan to be 100% solar by 2022 which looks to be a model for rural America. Details of Taos' decision to spend $37 million to get out of their Tristate contract are also included. 

The 6th annual Santa Fe Fashion Week was held earlier this month at the Drury Plaza Hotel. KSFR's Derrick Toledo spoke with the show's organizers and models to learn about Santa Fe's status as an up-and-coming fashion haven.

Assistance Dogs of the West in Santa Fe trains Courthouse facility dogs to serve judicial districts and child advocacy centers around the country — with the help of veterans returning from wars. Mary Lou Cooper reports.

 

 

We reached Mayor Gonzales to talk about the upcoming U.S. Conference of Mayors, the announcement of the inaugural Verde Fund recipients, the aftermath of the soda tax vote, and the proposed infrastructure improvements to the Santa Fe Municipal Airport.

 

Senator Tom Udall filled us in on two bills he's sponsoring on Capitol Hill this session.

The first, S. 772, would implement AMBER Alert procedures on tribal lands. The measure was introduced by Arizona Senator John McCain in response to the death of 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike, who was abducted in the Navajo Nation near Shiprock in May 2016; the AMBER Alert for Ashlynne was not issued until she had been missing nearly a day. 

Mya Green brings us an essay on Juneteenth, its history and celebration in the U.S. on this the 152d year.

 

Yvonne Boudreaux of Prairie Dog Pals joins me to talk over the keystone species that is the prairie dog.

 

Dr. Wheeler is a professor of pathology, obsetrics and gynecology at UNM School of Medicine. Her research has been involved with HPV and the development of HPV vaccine for the past 30 years. She updates us.

 

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MONDAY June 19 - British Prime Minister Theresa May thought she was launching an easy victory tour when she called a snap election for Parliament. Instead she lost her party its majority and almost lost her job. AP’s London Bureau Chief Gregory Katz looks at what went wrong for May and what might happen next for the UK. TUESDAY June 20 - Report direct from Mosul by Tony Cheng of CGTN (the Chinese Government's English-language global news channel) WEDNESDAY June 21 - China has been busy...

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