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KSFR Local
1:43 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

March 2 - Climate Change Disproportionately Affects Native Communities

Climate change is affecting people around the world, including Native American communities. KSFR’s Zelie Pollon spoke recently with  Ann Marie Chischilly (Chiss- chilly), Executive Director of the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) at Northern Arizona University, who works closely with indigenous communities on environmental issues. To learn more about this work go to the ITEP website at http://www4.nau.edu/itep/.

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KSFR Local
1:42 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

March 2 - Norway Holds First Professional Boxing Match in Decades

What does Norway have in common with Iran and North Korea? Well, the answer until recently could be found in a boxing ring—or perhaps not, because professional boxing has been illegal in all three countries. Although now Norway’s Center-right government has lifted the ban and it's seconds-out on the first professional bout on Norwegian soil in more than three decades. Lars Pvanger reports for the BBC. Listen Here

KSFR Local
1:41 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

March 2 - The Sporting Life

On the latest edition of The Sporting Life, host Dan DeFrancesco discusses the expansion of New Mexico's Sports Hall of Fame to include athletes outside of Albuquerque. Listen Here

KSFR Local
2:55 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Feb. 27 - News At Noon

KSFR's Kate Powell brings you local news at noon. Listen Here

KSFR Local
2:54 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Feb. 27 - Asst. City Attorney Zachary Shandler on Santa Fe's Living Wage Increase

This weekend the living wage in Santa Fe increases from $10.66 an hour to $10.84 an hour, one of the highest living wages in the nation. KSFR's Zelie Pollon spoke with Assistant City Attorney Zachary Shandler about the ordinance and efforts the city is making to ensure all businesses comply. Listen Here

KSFR Local
2:52 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Feb. 27 - Journalist Peter Katel on Central American Youth Gangs

The tens of thousands of children who gave themselves up to immigration officials on the American border with Mexico in 2013 and 2014 weren't just running towards a better life.  They were, journalist Peter Katel told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, running from a frightening menace...youth gangs that have come to dominate every aspect of poor people's lives in the neighborhoods of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.

KSFR Local
2:49 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Feb. 27 - Therapist Deborah Schweiger-Whalen on Eating Disorder Recovery

It's National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. The National Association of Anorexia and Associated Disorders reports that up to 24 million people worldwide suffer from eating disorders. With the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, eating disorders are as misunderstood as they are dangerous. KSFR's Kate Powell spoke to Deborah Schweiger-Whalen, founder and executive director of Zephyrus of Santa Fe, an intensive outpatient treatment center. Listen Here.

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KSFR Local
2:48 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Feb. 26 - News At Noon

KSFR's Abigail Adler brings you local news at noon. Listen Here

KSFR Local
2:47 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Feb. 26 - Journalist Michael Coleman on Fears Over Defunding DHS

Pressure is growing in Washington on whether the House will agree to fund the Department of Homeland Security without attaching it to President Barack Obama’s executive Action on immigration. The deadline to fund the DHS is Friday at midnight. On Wednesday a proposal, crafted by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), to fund the department through September and thus forestalling any shut down, passed the Senate 98-2. However, the bill could face opposition in the House, where Speaker John A.

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KSFR Local
2:46 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Feb. 26 - Renewable Energy Day at the Legislature

Tomorrow is Renewable Energy Day at the Roundhouse with speakers coming from around the state to share their knowledge about renewable energy alternatives. Among the speakers will be the National Director of the Sierra Club, Michael Brune. KSFR's Zelie Pollon reports. Listen Here

KSFR Local
2:46 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Feb. 26 - National Study Recommends Improvements to NM Roads

A new study has been released by a national transportation research group that outlines what they see as some of the transportation needs across the country, and also here in the Land of Enchantment.  KSFR’s John Calef takes a look at the study, and the 25 recommendations it makes for the state of New Mexico. Listen Here

KSFR Local
2:54 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Feb. 25 - News At Noon

KSFR's Kate Powell brings you local news at noon. Listen Here

KSFR Local
2:53 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Feb. 25 - Public Comment Sought on Proposed Gaming Compact

The State Legislature’s Committee on Compacts will be taking public comment Saturday on the proposed new gambling compacts negotiated between Governor Susana Martinez’ office and the Navajo Nation, the Mescalero and Jicarilla Apache tribes and the pueblos of Jemez and Acoma. KSFR's Tom Trowbridge has the story. Listen Here

KSFR Local
2:52 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Feb. 25 - New Mexico Students and Parents Protest PARCC Exam

Hundreds of students walked out of class this week in protest of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test, or PARCC. We spoke with outgoing Albuquerque board of education member Kathy Korte about what the test is and why and how parents are opting out. Visit www.NMoptout.org to get more information about this weekend’s conference and the movement to opt out. Listen Here

KSFR Local
2:50 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Feb. 25 - Journalist Christian Caryl on Kurdish Northern Iraq

The ethnic group known as the Kurds is spread across Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey, leaving it "the largest nation in the world without its own state."  Journalist Christian Caryl told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, the closest the Kurds have come is their very autonomous region in northern Iraq, a place, Caryl says, very different from the rest of the country.

KSFR Local
1:35 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Feb. 24 - News At Noon

KSFR's Abigail Adler brings you local news at noon. Listen Here

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