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6:43 am
Tue January 28, 2014

January 28th First News: Santa Fe County Holds Hearing Tonight on Living Wage (Listen)

 

If you live in the unincorporated area of Santa Fe County and earn the minimum wage, you might be in for a raise soon. The County Commission tonight holds its first public hearing on a living-wage proposal sponsored by Commissioners Miguel Chavez and Liz Stefanics. Their proposal would boost the minimum wage in Santa Fe County from the current seven-fifty an hour to ten-fifty. The ordinance provides for annual adjustments to be made based on the federal consumer price index.

 

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KSFR Local
6:42 am
Thu January 23, 2014

January 23rd First News: Santa Fe Police Investigate "Suspicious Death" (Listen)

Santa Fe Police are investigating what may be the city’s second murder of 2014. SFPD calls the death of a man unofficially identified as 51 year old Narcisco Gonzales suspicious. Police spokeswoman Celina Westervelt says his body was found at his home in the 17-hundred block of Espinacitas Street early Wednesday. Westervelt says officers discovered “suspicious evidence” at the scene.

 

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KSFR Local
6:33 am
Wed January 22, 2014

January 22 First News: Legislature Back to Business (Listen)

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KSFR Local
8:31 pm
Sat January 18, 2014

Check KSFR News Link Above For KSFR Feature Stories

Check the recent additions to KSFR's News page—http://ksfr.org/news and hear feature stories from KSFR's daily At Noon news hour. Among the new entries: Reporter Joe Gallegos on an “urban art” exhibit depicting downtown Albuquerque that opens soon; and Reporter Joe Day with a two-part interview with New Mexico Senator Tom Udall.

KSFR News Audio
8:16 pm
Sat January 18, 2014

January 13th: Duke City "Urban Art" Display Opens February First

An exhibit depicting urban Albuquerque opens February 1st in the Duke City, as we hear in this report from KSFR reporter Joe Gallegos:

 

 

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KSFR News Audio
8:01 pm
Sat January 18, 2014

January 6th & 7th: KSFR's Joe Day Interviews N.M. Senator Tom Udall

2014 is an election year in New Mexico and elsewhere. And one of New Mexico's United States Senators, Tom Udall, is running for a second, six-year term. KSFR Reporter Joe Day checked-in to see how he sees things at the start of the year, and last weekend caught up with him in Edgewood in southern Santa Fe County.

 

 

Yesterday KSFR's “At Noon” aired part one of reporter Joe Day's interview with Senator Tom Udall, who is running for a second term in this election year…Here is part two of that interview.

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KSFR News Audio
9:27 am
Sat January 18, 2014

January 6, 2014: LFC Releases Proposed Budget

The New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee is recommending a state budget totaling more than six billion dollars. KSFR's Tom Trowbridge spoke with Santa Fe State Representative Lucky Varela about the proposed spending plan, who begins this feature discussing how the budget proposals differs from last year's state budget.

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KSFR News Audio
8:41 am
Sat January 18, 2014

January 17, 2014 City of Santa Fe Adds Land and People Effective New Year's Day

KSFR's Tom Trowbridge discusses Santa Fe's latest annexation with City Long-Range Planning Director, Reed Liming.

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KSFR News Audio
8:02 am
Sat January 18, 2014

Jan. 14: New Mexico JTIP Program

The New Mexico Economic Development Department's Job Training Incentive Program recently announced an award of $400,000 to create 24 new jobs and Step-Up training for 24 current employees in New Mexico to receive new skills. 

KSFR's Tom Trowbridge has more about the JTIP program:

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KSFR News Audio
6:53 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Jan 17th: First News: Santa Fe Police Investigate Suspicious Death on Don Diego

Santa Fe Police say Don Diego has reopened in all directions between Cordova and W. Buena Vista following a suspicious death investigation in the 800-block of Don Diego. 74-year old Larry Roybal was found dead Wednesday in the home, and police said the house appeared as if it had been rummaged through. Roybal's family had reported him missing earlier this week. The roadway had been closed for a 22-hour stretch as detectives gathered evidence to construct a case.

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KSFR Local
8:32 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Jan. 16 First News: Santa Fe Grand Jury: Officer Justified in 2013 Fatal Shooting of Local Woman.

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A Santa Fe grand jury has found New Mexico State Police were justified in last year's fatal shooting of a woman after a car chase. Jeanette Anaya was shot in the head and back after police say she aggressively backed her car toward an officer in November. Medical examiners determined the 39-year-old Santa Fe woman had cocaine in her system at the time. Meantime, an attorney for Anaya's family says he doesn't believe the shooting was justified and is asking for an independent investigation from some other agency.

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KSFR Local
8:07 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Jan. 7 First News: Governor Martinez Releases 2014 Proposed State Budget (Listen)

 Governor Susana Martinez is proposing a budget containing a three-percent spending increase on education and state government programs next year, but no across-the-board pay raise for public employees. Instead, about a third of the state workforce will be in for raises. Her spending plan also calls for making permanent the Job Training Incentive Program, and ten million dollars for grants to help the state and local communities invest in infrastructure projects to attract specific companies to the state.

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