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

City Council Members last Wednesday voted to take money from the city water utility to pay for day-to-day operations at City Hall about --$5 million annually when you add in a million and a half dollars in city salaries. Councilor Patti Bushee was the one dissenting voice calling the vote a raid on the utility that was unfair and illegal. She and others argued that a better decision for the funds would be to lower city water rates. KSFR's Zelie Pollon asked Bushee to explain how she saw the issue.

 

On this edition of The Sporting Life, host Dan DeFrancesco asks one of the most challenging existential questions in hockey, then abruptly turns his attention toward corruption within the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (better known as FIFA). 

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

The United Health Foundation recently released their 2015 America’s Health Rankings Senior Report, and New Mexico improved its ranking from 38th last year to 33rd.  Seniors are of course an important demographic in Santa Fe, and KSFR’s David King spoke with Dr. Denise Leonardi, chief medical officer for United Healthcare of New Mexico, about the report’s implications for New Mexico’s senior citizens.

The satirical and highly political group the Yes Men will be in Santa Fe a week from Monday. If you’ve never heard of them, well, it’s about time you did. KSFR's Zelie Pollon reports. 

In this edition of Equal Time, host Martha Burk ponders the "Pink Tax" -- the extra money women pay for products marketed to them but virtually identical to analogous products made for men. 

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