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

This year is the 60th anniversary of Girls Inc, an organization that helps girls to become strong smart and bold. KSFR’s Kate Powell talks to New Mexico Girls Inc Executive  Director Kim Brown. Listen Here

At a time when New Mexico is usually experiencing its first fires of the season, we’re instead seeing severe thunderstorms and flooding across some parts of the state. Karen Takai is the new spokesperson for the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. She says that regardless of the weather event, being prepared for any natural disaster is key. Listen Here

It is almost 21 years since the world's worst outbreak of genocidal mass murder ravaged the central African nation of Rwanda, but just last month newly released government documents provided new insights into why America resisted request to intervene to stop the slaughter.   Reporter Colum Lynch of foreignpolicy.com broke the story.

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

New Mexico Senator Tom Udall today discussed several issues with reporters, including his effort to raise the federal minimum wage. Tom Trowbridge has the story. Listen Here

This weekend an electrical accident in Los Alamos national lab's neutron science center injured eight lab employees. One remains in critical condition at UNM hospital. According to one former lab employee, Chuck Montano, such accidents and the lack of information that follows the accidents are due to a general lack of accountability throughout the laboratory. Montano just completed a book analyzing this lack of accountability and what he says is a system that regularly denies workers’ rights and protections.

The location of the Farmer’s Market on the Taos Plaza is being disputed by some Taos merchants. KSFR’s Melody Romancito has the story. Listen Here

The eastern New Mexico city of Santa Rosa, on the edge of the Great Plains, along I-40 between Amarillo and Albuquerque is struggling to stay alive.  The population has been relatively stagnant for a decade or more, but the town's main employer, The Guadalupe County Correctional Facility would like to expand, which could bring dozens of jobs and hundreds of new residents to the community.  But there's a problem: housing.  Already many prison employees live outside of Santa Rosa and there's no available residential stock should newcomers want to settle there.

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

There's some good news in Santa Fe County for people with mental health needs. Santa Fe County just approved three hundred and fifty thousand dollars for a mobile crisis Response Team though Presbyterian Medical Services. KSFR's Zelie Pollon reports. Listen Here

At Noon presents our new segment—“Medical Memo” from local physician Dr. Erica Elliott. In this first installment, Dr. Elliott tackles the topic of vaccination. Listen Here

On this edition of The Sporting Life, host Dan DeFrancesco discusses the sports “Harmonic Convergence Weekend." Listen Here

April 30 - Local News At Noon

Apr 30, 2015

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Governor Suzanna Martinez recently wrote a letter  obtained by the Santa Fe New Mexican to Energy Secretary Moniz expressing her support for another underground storage facility -- but this time for the quote unquote interim storage of highly radioactive nuclear waste.  

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