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Cey Adams

Last Saturday Washington DC ‘s National Mall celebrated a historic first: the opening of the Smithsonian’s new museum—the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

KSFR interviews artist Cey Adams, who engaged in live painting of One Nation, a 12 x 6 foot mural of a black American flag. The painting will become part of the permanent collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. For more information on Cey, visit CeyAdams.com.

Last night found Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton facing off against Republican nominee Donald Trump on the stage of Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island. Lester Holt of NBC moderated.

For a morning after analysis, KSFR contacted the Democratic and Republican parties of New Mexico. We start with Debra Haaland, state chair of the Democratic Party of New Mexico. We then interview Tucker Keene, who is communications director of the New Mexico GOP.

Santa Fe Institute

The Santa Fe Institute's Stanislaw Ulam Memorial Lecture Series is an annual event that brings world-class scientists to Santa Fe to talk about novel research. This year Seth Lloyd, a professor of quantum mechanical engineering at MIT, introduced a new theory that sees cosmology, physics, biology, and even finance through the lens of information. In advance of the second lecture, Lloyd tells KSFR about "The Information Edge: Creation and Destruction in Life, the Economy, and the Universe."

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"A far more serious problem than 2009." That’s how Democratic Senator John Arthur Smith who chairs the New Mexico Senate Finance Committee described New Mexico’s budget deficit to KSFR’s Mary Lou Cooper.

Since 2014 oil and natural gas prices in New Mexico have dropped precipitously.  While consumers welcome the prices at the pump, the impact on the New Mexico budget which typically receives up to 25% of general fund revenue from oil and gas has been devastating.

Mark Roosevelt on the State of St. John's College

Sep 26, 2016

St. John’s College is a non-denominational, private liberal arts college with a campus in Santa Fe and one in Annapolis, MD. Students at St. John’s all study the same “great books program,” which teaches philosophy, mathematics, history of science, and language from original texts spanning Homer’s Iliad and Artistotle’s De Anima to Watson & Crick’s 1953 paper on the structure of DNA.

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New Mexico in Depth data journalist Sandra Fish joins us for a conversation about the NM State Legislature's pending special budget session, and the magnitude of the crisis to be addressed.

Diocese of Gallup

In this second of our two-part story, we bring you a conversation with Sybil, a survivor of the sexual abuse that took place in the Diocese of Gallup. Sybil was also a member of the unsecured creditors' committee that negotiated commitments from the Gallup Diocese to meet non-monetary provisions as a condition of its bankruptcy reorganization.

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'Bridgegate' is the scandal of an intentional traffic jam that paralyzed the George Washington Bridge three years ago. The jam was created by aides to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who go on trial this week. Today, Dave Marash speaks to Statehouse Correspondent Bob Jordan of the Asbury Park Press to sort out who tied up the busiest highway bridge in America, whom they thought they were punishing, and why.

Diocese of Gallup

The story of the movie Spotlight is the story of clergy sexual abuse and its coverup by the Roman Catholic church in Boston. The similar story of the Diocese of Gallup tells a decades-long history of clergy sexual abuse in a very different place-- large rural swaths of the southwest and Native American communities in particular. In Part One of our two-part story, Ellen Berkovitch speaks with journalist Elizabeth Hardin-Burrola of the Gallup Independent and the National Catholic Reporter about conditions that facilitated predatory behavior.

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More than 5 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s, making it one of the costliest chronic diseases to society. Nearly one in every five Medicaid dollars is spent on treating Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) or other dementias. By the year 2050, this cost to Medicare is projected to rise to one in every three dollars, unless an effective treatment is found.

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