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Amy Marash

On Wednesday evening, KSFR’s Dave Marash zoomed in on a county in the north-south stripe across America known as “The Suicide Belt.” The vertical belt includes Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico. The Washington Post reporter Amy Ellis Nutt joined Dave Marash on HERE & THERE to discuss the rise in suicides among middle-aged white women in Durango, Colorado, just north of the New Mexico border. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/MarashEllisNuttsuicide1209.wav

Santa Feans Share Insights on Hospital Care

11 hours ago
Bruce Wetherbee

Santa Fe has an aging population, and hospital healthcare is an issue many residents feel strongly about. This past Saturday, a community healthcare forum drew about 100 Santa Feans for a panel discussion and comment period about hospital care in the community. Two central issues were staffing shortages and outpatient support at Christus St. Vincent regional medical center, which has been Santa Fe’s only general hospital for the past 150 years. The pending arrival of an outpatient-focused...

Hannah Colton

New Mexico has more than 5,400 untested rape kits—the highest per capita backlog of any state. In fact the backlog of rape kits in NM is almost double that of Michigan which is the next worst state. New Mexico State Auditor Tim Keller released a statewide special audit of the “rape kits” on Tuesday in ABQ. Hannah Colton of KSFR was there. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/RapeKits1208.mp3

Ellen Berkovitch

On Monday at the State Capitol in Santa Fe, community college educators, state legislators and New Mexico state officials gathered. They were there to hear about the first two years of federal funding for eleven New Mexico community colleges delivering certificates and basic skills training to students who didn’t finish high school. The programs prepares students to fill high paying healthcare jobs. The Santa Fe Community College is the lead institution. Ellen Berkovitch was at the Capitol to...

Santa Fe County, Fire Department Dispute Contract

Dec 6, 2016

Santa Fe County is at an impasse with the firefighters’ union after a year of contract negotiations. The local International Association of Fire Fighters 4366 has gone public with a dispute over payscale, sick leave, and overtime. Jenna Marshall speaks with Pedro Nandino of the local IAFF 4366. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/IAFF4366PresidentPedroNandino_firefighters_labor_dispute1206.mp3 Santa Fe County officials did not grant an interview, but their communications coordinator sent the...

SFCC Faculty Deliver Union Cards to Labor Board

Dec 6, 2016

The full-time faculty of Santa Fe Community College are taking steps toward forming a labor union. Friday marked a particularly big step, as faculty organizers delivered 90 signed unionization cards to the New Mexico Public Employee Labor Relations Board. Professor Marcy Eannarino is heading up unionization efforts through the American Association of University Professors. She dropped by KSFR’s studios yesterday to give us an update. SFCC President Randy Grissom told KSFR at an outside event...

Local News At Noon

Dec 6, 2016

Top-of-the-hour, local news for Tuesday, December 6. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/Nooncast_1206.mp3

Creative Santa Fe has launched the Disruptive Futures summit to frame a global discussion in Santa Fe about nuclear weapons and the nuclear threat. The summit kicked off last night with a conversation between former U.S. Secretary of Defense, Dr. William J. Perry, and journalist Eric Schlosser. In 2013 Schlosser authored Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Incident and the Illusion of Safety , which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in History. Former Defense Secretary Perry...

Ricardo Cate'

Standing Rock erupts in victory celebrations! So the headlines proclaimed yesterday after the Army Corps of Engineers announced it was denying the Dakota Access Pipeline an easement to route the pipeline under Lake Oahe (O-AH-EE) and portions of the Missouri River that provide the Standing Rock Sioux’s water supply. The pipeline developers responded with an official statement of their intent to "complete construction of the pipeline without any additional rerouting." Santa Fe civil rights and...

Local News At Noon

Dec 5, 2016

Top-of-the-hour, local news for Monday, December 5. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/noon_news_cast_12-5-16c.mp3

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Monday, Dec. 5 - 8:00-8:30 am Phyllis Bennis , Institute for Policy Studies with our Global Round-up.
8:30-9:00 am Richard Atkins, author and playwright talks about Holocaust survivor Simon Gronowski's story. Tuesday, Dec. 6 - 8-8:30 am Allegra Love, Santa Fe Dreamers Project talk about Immigration issues and the new administration.
8:30-9 am Sandy Campbell, Executive Director of the Santa Fe Council on International Relations talks about Global Citizenship. Wednesday, Dec. 7 - 8...

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MONDAY Dec. 5 - Lt Gen Michael Flynn, Donald Trump’s choice as National Security Adviser is frequently called, “the best intelligence officer of his generation.” His revolution in how intelligence is gathered and processed changed the war against terrorism in Iraq and Afghanistan. Gareth Porter of Truthout says Flynn’s methods raised the body count, but many of the killed were not legitimate targets. TUESDAY Dec. 6 - BREXIT is headline code for the British exit from the European Union…a move...

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