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7:08 am
Thu June 27, 2013

June 27 First News: Santa Fe City Hall votes 6-to-2 against ban on high capacity magazines. (listen)

Santa Fe City Hall has voted 6-to-2 against a proposal to ban large capacity ammunition magazines of more than 10 rounds for firearms within city limits. The proposal was brought forward by Mayor Coss and councilor Patti Bushee as well as councilor Ron Trujillo who, at the last, withdrew his support. Some 70 citizens provided public comment on the matter, the vast majority in opposition to it. Santa Fe Police Chief Ray Rael told the assembly he thought the ordinance would be problematic....****clip

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KSFR Local
1:39 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

June 26th AT NOON: today's top local news headlines and features. (listen)

After local news, a talk with Steve Allen, Policy Director for the ACLU in NM, about today's marriage equality rulings from the Supreme Court. We also hear from SFPD spokesperson Celina Westervelt on Santa Fe's "most wanted" list.  And Bioponics...what is it and where can you find out more about it?  Those items and more plus 60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen.

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KSFR Local
7:16 am
Wed June 26, 2013

June 26 First News: Jaroso Fire now at 10,400 acres and progressing eastward with zero containment.

The Jaroso Fire northeast of Santa Fe has grown to 10,400 acres. Containment is at zero percent as the fire covers extremely rugged terrain not accessible by ground crews. The fire is said to be very hot on its south side and progressing toward the east, on the west side of the Pecos River.  The entire Pecos Wilderness area is now closed to the public.  Meanwhile, the Santa Fe National Forest has ordered a Wildland Fire Management Team to assume command of Jaroso firefighting operations as of tomorrow.

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KSFR Local
1:29 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

June 25 AT NOON: Todays top local news headlines and features. (listen)

In today's features, we speak with Barbara Webber of Health Action New Mexico about state residents availing themselves of the Health Insurance Exchange. A report on road debris and how to avoid it and/or...cause it. And New Mexicans have a new route toward film education.

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KSFR Local
7:28 am
Tue June 25, 2013

June 25 First News: Officials hopeful on control of Jaroso Fire. (listen)

Fire managers seem optimistic that they can bring the Jaroso Fire under control before long. The fire has been burning in rugged terrain east of Española.  Santa Feans saw a huge plume of smoke yesterday as winds fanned the blaze. But the latest official report puts its size at 4,500 acres -- a slight increase over a few days ago.

With the high risk of wildfire, officials closed the Santa Fe National Forest completely yesterday. Hyde Memorial State Park just north of Santa Fe is also closed.

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KSFR Local
7:16 am
Tue June 25, 2013

June 24 At Noon: A look back at the devastating Las Conchas fire

  On Monday's midday report: As wildfires continue to smolder around Santa Fe, we’ll take a look back to two years ago when a fast moving fire became the largest in New Mexico history at the time and almost consumed the town and lab of Los Alamos… The head of a statewide advocacy group tells us why New Mexico fell to the bottom of the list for child well-being…and the George Zimmerman trial gets underway in Florida....headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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KSFR Local
8:20 am
Mon June 24, 2013

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KSFR Local
7:21 am
Mon June 24, 2013

June 24 First News: New Mexico slips to 50th for child well-being

Another national report is out, this one

   showing New Mexico at the bottom of the list when it comes to overall child well-being.  For the first time New Mexico has fallen behind Mississippi for the bottom slot on that study. It comes from the Kids Count data book.   Dr. Veronica Garcia is head of the advocacy group New Mexico Voices for Chidlren and says it all boils down to poverty

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KSFR Local
4:14 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

KSFR's Diego Mulligan dies

Diego Mulligan

Diego Mulligan, long-time Santa Fe radio personality, has died following a long illness.

He was the anchor for Santa Fe's longest running daily radio talk show, The Journey Home, on KSFR 101.1 FM, Santa Fe Public Radio  The show aired live every weekday afternoon.   On the program, Diego interviewed a  range of local-to-global experts on major issues of the environment, climate change and the human condition.

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KSFR Local
1:24 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

June 21 At Noon: Fire danger lurks, hypnosis in dentistry, a Hillerman treasure trove

  On Friday's midday report: … Fire danger lurking in the Santa Fe area….It may not be new, but some dentists are using hypnosis to help their patients get through their dental work…a new collection allows more people to have more access to the works of the late Santa Fe writer Tony Hillerman…headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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KSFR Local
7:17 am
Fri June 21, 2013

June 21First News: Santa Fe National Forest to close

  No visitors anywhere in the Santa Fe National Forest beginning Monday morning. Denise Ottaviano at forest headquarters says conditions are bone dry. The Valles Caldera is also closed to the public except for the Valle Grande Staging area and gift shop. 

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KSFR Local
1:39 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

1:15 p.m. update Restaurant dispute

The judge in a legal dispute over that restaurant in Lamy has granted the restaurant operators a temporary restraining order. Judge Raymond Ortiz will be setting a date for a non-jury trial over the argument between the Legal Tender restaurant and the Lamy History and Railroad Museum.

KSFR Local
1:37 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

June 20 At Noon: Hard feelings in Santa Fe courtroom, law and the arts, the lesser prairie chicken

  On Thursday's midday report: We’re waiting for results of a court hearing held this morning over the Legal Tender restaurant in Lamy. Our reporter was there earlier, and we’ll have a report… An unusual series of lectures coming up in Santa Fe on the subject of the Arts and Law…And what will be the fate of the lesser prairie chicken in New Mexico?...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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KSFR Local
7:16 am
Thu June 20, 2013

June 20 First News

A city hall panel is discussing whether the Santa Fe mayor’s job should be full time. The New Mexican reports that the Wednesday meeting of the city’s Charter Review Commission focused on possible changes to what they call a “weak mayor” system. Under consideration is whether the mayor should have a vote in all city council debates. At present, the mayor votes only in case of a tie.  The proposal being discussed also would prohibit the mayor from holding another job while in office.  The commission meets on these issues next week. 

 

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KSFR Local
2:01 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

June 19 At Noon: Court fight looms over school funding, 100 days to the ACA, UNM leukemia research

School board says state constitution requires "sufficient" funding for education

  On Wednesday's midday report:  Santa Fe's school board votes to sue the state over the level of education funding ... The Affordable Care Act is about 100 days away. The head of a national group tells us what to look out for ... UNM cancer researchers are looking for effective treatments for specific childhood leukemia patients...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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