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1:25 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

May 30 At Noon: Former Martinez aide indicted, bridge safety in N.M., preschool expulsions

  On Thursday's midday report:  Following that bridge collapse outside Seattle, we’ll check in with the bridge inspection program director in New Mexico to check on bridges here… New Mexico has a poor high school graduation rate. Now comes word that the number of expulsions of children from preschools makes New Mexico the worst in the nation …and a former Martinez aide is indicted on federal charges of email hacking….headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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12:56 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

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7:06 am
Thu May 30, 2013

May 30 First News: SF man receives 2 life sentences for double homicide. (listen)

  The Santa Fe man found guilty of double homicide in a $100 rent dispute has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms. Arthur Anaya fatally shot teenager Austin Urban and 51-year-old Theresa Vigil back in January 2012 at a mobile home they were renting from him. Anaya has a lengthy criminal record and is known to have mental problems. District Court Judge Stephen Pfeffer presided at Anaya’s sentencing in district court which, at minimum, requires serving 66 years in jail. The defendant plans to appeal.

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12:54 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

May 29 AT NOON: Today's top local news headlines and feature stories.

After local news headlines, a conversation with new Santa Fe Fire Chief Erik Litzenberg.  We also speak to some 9th graders from Taos competing for a top national science prize -- they've discovered a Native American medicinal plant has promising anti-cancer properties.  And Red Flag Warnings for critical fire conditions around the state through Friday; we speak with meteorologist Brent Wachter with the NWS office in Albuquerque.

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6:57 am
Wed May 29, 2013

May 29 First News: City looks at parking payments for new movie complex in SF Railyard. (listen)

Whether Santa Fe gets a movie complex for the railyard may depend on who pays for the parking for theater-goers.  The nonprofit that operates the railyard on the city's behalf has proposed that it offer free parking for patrons but keep records on the expense and begin reimbursing the city 15 years from now.  The city council's Public Works Committee approved that proposal last night but it may not get to a vote by the full city council end the end of June.

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2:04 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

May 28 At Noon: Farmers and drought, drones over N.M., studying ignition interlocks

On Tuesday's midday report: We'll take a look at drone aircraft over New Mexico. It turns out the Zia state is the only one, so far at least, with FAA approval to use airspace to test drones...If you want to know how bad the drought is, just ask a farmer. That's what our reporter did at the Santa Fe Farmers Market...Enterprising Santa Fe high school students study the effectiveness of ignition interlocks...And what's the country with the highest rating for happiness in work and living. We'll find out it's not the U.S.  

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7:22 am
Tue May 28, 2013

May 28 First News: New Mexico Gas Co. to be bought

    Florida-based Teco Energy Inc. is buying New Mexico Gas Company for $950 million.  The purchase deal also includes assumption of New Mexico Gas Company's current $200 million in debt. Pending state and federal approvals, the deal is expected to close in the 1st quarter of 2014. Teco currently operates the Tampa Electric company.  New Mexico Gas Company is currently a subsidiary of New York-based Continental Energy Systems LLC, which acquired it back in 2009 when PNM Resources sold it off for $620 million.

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1:37 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

May 24 At Noon: Teachers' pay raise, Mexican-funded program helps Americans, N.M. kids recognized

On Friday's midday report: We’ll listen in as members of the Santa Fe School Board debate whether pay raises for teachers next year should be 1 percent or more…A most unusual healthcare program in Albuquerque operates in large part with grant money from the Mexican government and it’s recipients don’t necessarily have to be Mexican nationals…Special young people from New Mexico wil be getting special recognition for their outstanding community work….headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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7:14 am
Fri May 24, 2013

May 24 First News: SFPS approves an $89 million budget with a 1% pay raise. (listen)

Santa Fe's school board has approved an $89 million budget for the coming year, but only after a heated debate over pay raises for teachers and other workers.  Board member Glenn Wikle  brought up a last-minute proposal to offer a 3 percent raise to teachers, while the budget discussions had included raises equaling just 1 percent. Supt. Joel Boyd and other board members argued against the plan, saying it would cost the district an extra $1.5 million they don't have. In the end, Wikle cast the only "no" vote against the budget that contains the 1 percent raise.

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1:35 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

May 23 At Noon: Huge uranium mine, state gets C-minus for people policies, musical intro for Castro

  On Thursday's midday report:  A Japanese-Canadian consortium says it has plans to create a uranium mine in west central New Mexico. It would be the largest  in the country....Yet another study has come out giving New Mexico a poor grade for dealing with its population...And the mayor of San Antonio speaks to the biggest graduating class Santa Fe Community College has ever had....headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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7:15 am
Thu May 23, 2013

May 22 First News: SF Police are investigating a fatal hit & run on St. Francis Drive. (listen)

Santa Fe Police are looking for anyone who may have witnessed a fatal hit and run earlier this morning along St. Francis Drive between Cordova and San Mateo. Folks are being urged to call the Regional Emergency Communications Center as an investigation continues.  Southbound St. Francis has been closed in the incident zone with traffic being diverted to Cerrillos Road.

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12:49 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

May 22 AT NOON: Today's top local news headlines & feature stories. (listen)

  A free public event will inform Santa Fe area residents on the requirements for Medicare eligibility  being expanded under the national Affordable Care Act.  We also take a look at Santa Fe's "Green Code" for home building. And a new state program offers assistance to our state's smaller communities.

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7:11 am
Wed May 22, 2013

May 22 First News:High-capacity ammo magazine ban passes first City Hall committee. (listen)

A measure to ban high-capacity gun ammunition magazines has passed its first test at Santa Fe city hall. It's sponsored by City Councilor Patti Bushee and Mayor David Coss. The public safety committee gave the plan a go-ahead vote with only one member of the committee voting no. The measure would ban ammunition magazines carrying more than 10 rounds.  The only people allowed to have high-capacity magazines would be those who owned them before the ordinance took effect and current and retired police officers.

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KSFR Local
1:34 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Radio on your mobile device

Wherever you are...

Listen now or later with KSFR's app for mobile devices..............Free!

If you have an iPhone or iPad - Just go to this link at the "App Store"

If you have an Android based "smart" device - Just go to this link at the "Android Marketplace"

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1:31 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

May 21 At Noon: Sen. Udall on IRS probe, Apple hearing over taxes, where do locals vacation?

  On Tuesday's midday report:  We’ll ask Sen. Tom Udall whether the facts so far show that the IRS unfairly scrutinized the tax-exemption applications from right-wing political groups…In other activity in Washington, Apple’s CEO is called before a senate committee questioning whether it has paid its fair share of taxes…And where do New Mexicans plan to go on vacation this year? ...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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