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July 17 - News At Noon

Jul 17, 2015

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

While government groups and nonprofits like the Department of Agriculture and the Food Depot manage to fill families’ immediate needs for good nutrition, long-term solutions are the key to ending child hunger and the poverty that often causes it.  KSFR’s Deborah Martinez this week has shown us the history and current action underway, and in this final part of her series she explores efforts to change policy, and other larger solutions to hunger that hits one in seven households in the U.S.

With strong disagreements still evident among the leaders of Germany and the International Monetary Fund, the Greek financial crisis may not be over.  After weeks of diplomatic wrangling and parliamentary reversals, Al Jazeera America Economic Correspondent Patricia Sabga told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, most of the people she's been talking with in Athens are both demoralized and frightened.

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St. Johns College has been celebrating its 50th year with event offerings all summer, but some people may still be unaware of its rich history and the study it offers. Sebastian Huerta has more.

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

As people celebrate today the 70th anniversary of the first atomic bomb, it's important to remember those impacted by the radioactive fallout. Many in New Mexico want to make sure the human story is given the same if not more importance than the science. 

In the first segment of her KSFR series, reporter Deborah Martinez took a look at how the child hunger issue has evolved, and what several government and nonprofit agencies have historically done to alleviate the pain of poverty and hunger.   Today’s focus is on what’s happening right now in Santa Fe and New Mexico to help parents make healthy choices, double their dollars, and get beyond their day-to-day struggles with hunger through job training and early education.

A new study from the journal Nature finds that living near trees has major health benefits. Luckily for Santa Feans we live in a landscape d full of forests. And to celebrate our arboreal friends you can head over to the centennial celebration of the Santa Fe National Forest. KSFR's Jeremy Zeilik spoke to Julie-Ann Overton from the Forest Service for details on the event.

 

One in every five New Mexico Families lives in poverty, and for many of those families, help with their children’s meals is vital.  But are we failing to feed the most vulnerable segment of our population?  In this three-part series, Deborah Martinez sorts out the data on child hunger, who’s doing something about it, and how families struggle to overcome the odds.

 

After more than a year away, one of Santa Fe's favorite breakfast and brunch spots is back in business. KSFR's Kate Powell talked to Tecolote Café owners Katie and Matt Atkins about the challenging road that got them where they are today.

The recent PBS Frontline documentary Rape on the Night Shift revealed an apparently widespread problem of unpunished sexual predation in the national janitorial services industry.  To tell this story, Producer Daffodil Altan (All-TAHN) told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, she had to find victims who were credible, coherent, and willing to tell their painful stories in the presence of cameras and microphones.

 

July 14 - News at Noon

Jul 14, 2015

Local news with Kate Powell

As the negotiations with Iran over restraints on the next 10 to 15 years of nuclear developments hover ever-closer to the finish, fewer and fewer details have been leaking out.  Al Jazeera America's Ali Velshi, host of the business and economic news program On Target told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, there are some important things about the talks that no outsiders know.

July 14 - Medical Insights - Sinusitis

Jul 14, 2015

Today on our segment Medical Insights Dr Elliott speaks about Sinusitis.

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