Audio Saucepan
6:00 pm
Sun April 13, 2014

Audio Saucepan: “The Odd Instructions Episode”

4/13/14 — Audio Saucepan: “The Odd Instructions Episode” includes the poems “Once” by Saskia Hamilton (from Corridor, Graywolf Press); “The Wind That Blows Through Me” by Alicia Suskin Ostriker (from The Old Woman, the Tulip and the Dog, University of Pittsburgh Press); and “Sound” by Yona Harvey (from Hemming the Water, Four Way Books)

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KSFR Local
6:22 am
Thu April 10, 2014

April 10 First News: DOJ Releases Report on APD; KSFR To Provide Live Coverage (Listen)

KSFR will broadcast and stream today’s news conference where the U-S Department of Justice releases its report on the troubled Albuquerque Police Department and may mandate reforms costing millions of dollars. Today’s scheduled 10-a-m announcement is the culmination of a more than yearlong investigation into possible civil rights violations and excessive use of force. APD has been criticized for 37 shootings by officers since 2010, more than 20 of them deadly.

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KSFR Local
6:26 am
Wed April 9, 2014

April 9 First News: Santa Fe Mayor Gonzales Names Police Chief Screening Panel (Listen)

A nine member committee representing various Santa Fe groups will assist in the choice of the City Different's new police chief. Mayor Javier Gonzales announcing Tuesday that the panel will review the nearly 50 applications from those seeking to replace retired Chief Ray Rael. The mayor said, quote “The citizen screening committee encompasses the concerns of various interest groups in our community and I would like their voice heard in this thoughtful selection process.” The ultimate decision on the chief will be up to City Manager Brian Snyder.

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Audio Saucepan
6:00 pm
Sun April 6, 2014

Audio Saucepan: “The Forsythia is Blooming Episode”

4/6/14— Audio Saucepan: “The Forsythia is Blooming Episode” includes the poems “1983: II (The year relents, and free)” by Wendell Berry (from This Day, Counterpoint Press); “Mr. Daley” by W.S. Merwin (from The Moon Before Morning, Copper Canyon Press); “Hold Him There” by Bruno K. Öijer (from The Star by My Head, Milkweed Editions)

Playlist for 4/6: 

Audio Saucepan
6:00 pm
Sun April 6, 2014

Audio Saucepan: “The Forsythia is Blooming Episode”

4/6/14— Audio Saucepan: “The Forsythia is Blooming Episode” includes the poems “1983: II (The year relents, and free)” by Wendell Berry (from This Day, Counterpoint Press); “Mr. Daley” by W.S. Merwin (from The Moon Before Morning, Copper Canyon Press); “Hold Him There” by Bruno K. Öijer (from The Star by My Head, Milkweed Editions)

KSFR Local
6:39 am
Fri April 4, 2014

April 4 First News: Expensive LANL Security System Installed (Listen)

A problem-plagued 244-million dollar security system at Los Alamos National Laboratory’s most sensitive area is complete. Reports indicate the advanced security upgrade for the LANL’s plutonium complex was supposed to be done almost two years ago. But as it was nearing completion, major problems sprung-up, resulting in cost-over-runs of 41 million to fix it. The system protects LANL’s Technical Area 55, the only place in the country where nuclear weapon triggers can be made.

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KSFR Local
6:45 am
Thu April 3, 2014

April 3 First News: Govenor Martinez Unveils Improvement Plan for Child-Welfare Agency (listen)

Governor Susana Martinez has announced a three-step plan to improve the state's troubled Children, Youth and Families Department and keep New Mexico kids safer. Martinez’s plan—announced Wednesday--includes improving communication, taking a proactive approach to families with multiple cases and recruiting and retaining case workers for the under-staffed agency. On that issue, the CYFD will hire a recruiter to work with New Mexico State University and other schools to find new employees. Caseworkers will get a raise with the start of the fiscal year in July.

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