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June 30 - News at Noon

Jun 30, 2015

Your local news with Kate Powell. 

Santa Fe County will hold a public hearing this evening to receive further comments on its proposed Solid Waste Management and Recycling Ordinance - this public hearing follows a round of public meetings held during May throughout the County on the proposed Ordinance. KSFR’s Marion Cox talks to Craig OHare, of Santa Fe's Public Works Department, about the controversial ordinance.

Last week Boston Marathon Bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death for the 2013 attack called one of the worst terrorist attacks in American history.  3 people were killed and 268 were injured.  During his sentence the 21 year old bomber broke a long silence, apologizing for his actions saying he was quote “sorry for the lives that I've taken, for the suffering that I've caused you, for the damage that I've done. Irreparable damage.

June 30 - Medical Insights - Mold and Microtoxins

Jun 30, 2015

Today Dr. Erica Elliott talks about Mold and their more dangerous counterparts: Microtoxins

SFR's Jeremy Zeilik brings you local news at noon. 

In a 5-4 decision this morning the US Supreme Court blocked one of the Obama administration’s most ambitious environmental initiatives, meant to limit emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants from coal-fired power plants. KSFR spoke with Steve Michel, Chief Counsel for Energy Programs with Western Resource Advocates on what today’s decision means.

This month The US Department of Agriculture has been focusing on rural communities and celebrating Farm to Table programs. New Mexico’s Farm to Table program is led by Pam Roy who also coordinates the New Mexico Food and Agriculture Policy Council. KSFR's Zelie Pollon asked her to explain what Farm to Table does throughout the state and how their work is changing our access and our children’s to fresh food.

In this edition of The Sporting Life, host Dan DeFrancesco reflects on the outcomes of his early predictions for the Women's World Cup soccer competition in Canada. Dan's second order of business is his fear that MLB's emerging stars might be putting the grandstand ahead of the grand slam. 

Local news at noon presented by Jeremy Zeilik

New Mexico non profits have to get creative in the ways they raise money. This idea may give you “paws,” but the Animal Humane Society of New Mexico may have come up with the best idea yet with a cat video festival beginning today. KSFR’s Jeremy Zelik has the story

Pride is more than just a celebration of how far we’ve come as a community: It’s also a time to reflect on how far we still have to go. Thousands of New Mexicans are living with HIV or AIDS diagnoses, and dozens die each year as a result of HIV and AIDS. Local nonprofit Southwest CARE Center works tirelessly to stop the spread of HIV and AIDS, and to improve the lives and health outcomes of New Mexicans living with these diseases.

Santa Fe’s most popular hangout for kids and teenagers is having a birthday bash this weekend. KSFR’s Dennis Carroll reports from Warehouse 21

One of the last stops for the American Idol talent show auditions heading into this fall’s final season, is Santa Fe.  As of 7a.m. about 50 wannabees lined up at Santa Fe’s Railyard Park.  KSFR’s Deborah Martinez was there, as teens and their parents, and youth as old as 28 prepared for the sing-off.

KSFR's Jeremy Zeilik brings you local news at noon. 

How -- and not whether -- Santa Fe develops is the topic of much discussion, and nowhere moreso than at last night’s city council meeting. KSFR's Zelie Pollon spoke with City Councilor Patti Bushee about Wednesday's meeting and the decision to reject a new housing development along Agua Fria Street.

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