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)

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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)

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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KSFR Local
6:39 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Mar. 31 First News: APD, Demonstrators Go Toe-to-Toe In Day-Long Protest (Listen)

Albuquerque Police fired tear gas at a crowd of protestors Sunday evening in an effort to end a day-long demonstration against the Department's shooting death of a homeless man in the Sandia Mountains in mid-March. Hundreds took to the streets and marched up Central Avenue, and protestors were toe-to-toe with officers attired in riot gear, getting an earful as a result of the Department's recent record of shooting people, something which is currently under investigation by the U-S Justice Department.

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KSFR Local
6:15 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Mar. 28 First News: WIPP Prepares To Investigate Deep Underground (Listen)

There’s a new development at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant: the Department of Energy says it expects to get underground next week to begin investigating a mysterious radiation leak from the nuclear waste dump. Reports cite WIPP officials saying inspections of the shafts workers will use to access the half-mile deep repository are complete and they’re preparing to send an initial crew into the mine early next week. WIPP's been closed for more than a month following the February leak.

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KSFR Local
6:35 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Mar. 27 First News: "Anonymous" Computer Hackers Announce Cyber-Protest Against APD (Listen)

The Albuquerque Police Department's recent well-documented shooting spree targeting citizens has prompted a foreboding You Tube Video posted by the group, “anonymous” that calls for APD to be targeted by the group's hackers. It's calling for a cyber-protest to be waged on Sunday. *****032714-Anonymous-1 :18***** The video has the attention of City of Albuquerque officials. Chief Administrative Officer Rob Perry says the organization has a, quote, “fairly robust history of success.”

 

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