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6:43 am
Tue January 28, 2014

January 28th First News: Santa Fe County Holds Hearing Tonight on Living Wage (Listen)

 

If you live in the unincorporated area of Santa Fe County and earn the minimum wage, you might be in for a raise soon. The County Commission tonight holds its first public hearing on a living-wage proposal sponsored by Commissioners Miguel Chavez and Liz Stefanics. Their proposal would boost the minimum wage in Santa Fe County from the current seven-fifty an hour to ten-fifty. The ordinance provides for annual adjustments to be made based on the federal consumer price index.

 

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KSFR Local
6:43 am
Tue January 28, 2014

January 28th First News: Santa Fe County Holds Hearing Tonight on Living Wage (Listen)

 

If you live in the unincorporated area of Santa Fe County and earn the minimum wage, you might be in for a raise soon. The County Commission tonight holds its first public hearing on a living-wage proposal sponsored by Commissioners Miguel Chavez and Liz Stefanics. Their proposal would boost the minimum wage in Santa Fe County from the current seven-fifty an hour to ten-fifty. The ordinance provides for annual adjustments to be made based on the federal consumer price index.

 

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KSFR Local
6:42 am
Thu January 23, 2014

January 23rd First News: Santa Fe Police Investigate "Suspicious Death" (Listen)

Santa Fe Police are investigating what may be the city’s second murder of 2014. SFPD calls the death of a man unofficially identified as 51 year old Narcisco Gonzales suspicious. Police spokeswoman Celina Westervelt says his body was found at his home in the 17-hundred block of Espinacitas Street early Wednesday. Westervelt says officers discovered “suspicious evidence” at the scene.

 

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KSFR Local
6:33 am
Wed January 22, 2014

January 22 First News: Legislature Back to Business (Listen)

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8:31 pm
Sat January 18, 2014

Check KSFR News Link Above For KSFR Feature Stories

Check the recent additions to KSFR's News page—http://ksfr.org/news and hear feature stories from KSFR's daily At Noon news hour. Among the new entries: Reporter Joe Gallegos on an “urban art” exhibit depicting downtown Albuquerque that opens soon; and Reporter Joe Day with a two-part interview with New Mexico Senator Tom Udall.

KSFR Local
8:32 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Jan. 16 First News: Santa Fe Grand Jury: Officer Justified in 2013 Fatal Shooting of Local Woman.

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A Santa Fe grand jury has found New Mexico State Police were justified in last year's fatal shooting of a woman after a car chase. Jeanette Anaya was shot in the head and back after police say she aggressively backed her car toward an officer in November. Medical examiners determined the 39-year-old Santa Fe woman had cocaine in her system at the time. Meantime, an attorney for Anaya's family says he doesn't believe the shooting was justified and is asking for an independent investigation from some other agency.

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KSFR Local
8:07 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Jan. 7 First News: Governor Martinez Releases 2014 Proposed State Budget (Listen)

 Governor Susana Martinez is proposing a budget containing a three-percent spending increase on education and state government programs next year, but no across-the-board pay raise for public employees. Instead, about a third of the state workforce will be in for raises. Her spending plan also calls for making permanent the Job Training Incentive Program, and ten million dollars for grants to help the state and local communities invest in infrastructure projects to attract specific companies to the state.

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KSFR Local
6:24 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Jan. 6: First News: Legislative Budget Calls For Public Employee and Educator Pay Raises (Listen)

  The New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee is recommending a state budget totaling more than six billion dollars. The bi-partisan LFC’s spending plan contains a one-and-a-half percent pay raise for public employees and educators. A spokesman says Governor Martinez opposes that provision, drawing a response from Santa Fe State Representative Lucky Varela: *****0106 Varela-1 :16***** The Governor later today will release her budget recommendations for the legislature to consider during its upcoming session.

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6:36 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Jan. 3 First News: Technology Plays A Role In Capturing Santa Fe Burglar (Listen)

  Police say Santa Feans are using technology to their advantage and at the same time, helping police catch crooks. Santa Fe Police spokeswoman Celina Westervelt says a New Year’s Eve burglar is behind bars after the victim helped police track him down using a tracing application installed on her stolen iPad. Westervelt says the victim arrived at her home on Canyon Road to hear someone inside then fleeing, when she called police who tracked the suspect to a home on Alto Street.

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8:28 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Dec. 31 First News: N.M. Law Enforcement To Pursue Drunk Drivers on New Year's (Listen)

  It’s New Year’s Eve Day and that means law enforcement in New Mexico will be logging long hours, paying particular attention to impaired drivers. Ben Lewinger, executive director of the New Mexico chapter of MADD—Mothers Against Drunk Driving—says the New Year is the nation’s deadliest day for drunken driving: *****Dec. 31 Lewinger-1 :34***** Lewinger suggests people ringing in 2014 with alcohol make preparations prior to partying: *****Dec.

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6:36 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Dec. 31 First News: N.M. Law Enforcement To Pursue Drunk Drivers on New Year's (Listen)

  It’s New Year’s Eve Day and that means law enforcement in New Mexico will be logging long hours, paying particular attention to impaired drivers. Ben Lewinger, executive director of the New Mexico chapter of MADD—Mothers Against Drunk Driving—says the New Year is the nation’s deadliest day for drunken driving: *****Dec. 31 Lewinger-1 :34*****Lewinger suggests people ringing in 2014 with alcohol make preparations prior to partying: *****Dec.

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6:23 am
Mon December 30, 2013

Dec. 30 First News: Santa Fe Municipal Election Candidate Forums Announced (Listen)

  The 2014 campaign season for the March fourth Santa Fe Municipal elections heats up after the New Year with candidate forums sponsored by the non-profit Santa Fe Neighborhood Network. Sherry Johansen is the neighborhood network’s president: *****Dec. 30 Johansen-2  :13***** Johansen says all three forums will take place at Christus-St. Vincent Hospital’s conference room from 7:30 ‘til 9:30pm. The format consists of candidate remarks followed by a question and answer session.

 

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