March 16 - News At Noon

Mar 16, 2015

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

KSFR's own Tom Trowbridge produced a report on drivers' licenses for undocumented immigrants in New Mexico for the NPR program Latino USA. Listen Here!

By latest estimates, there are 2000 Chinese companies with investments in Africa, and roughly one-million Chinese citizens working in Africa.  The official count of direct Chinese investment there is close to 22-billion dollars.  Analyst Carly Laywell of the CIA-connected Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program says this means trouble for American policies in Africa. But former US Ambassador David Shinn told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, he doesn't find these developments worrying.

In this latest edition of The Sporting Life, host Dan DeFrancesco opines that the month of March plays host to madness of all kinds--and, perhaps most significantly, to NCAA March Madness. Listen Here

Audio Saucepan: “The Lentils in Jars Episode”

Mar 15, 2015

3/15/15 — Audio Saucepan: “The Lentils in Jars Episode” includes the poems “A Strange Constellation of Desires” by Michelle Peñaloza (from landscape/heartbreak; Two Sylvias Press); “Print Gallery” by Jessica Piazza (from This is Not a Sky, Black Lawrence Press); and “All spring, we’d watch Grandpa rub his knee & complain about rain” by Danez Smith (from [insert boy], YesYes Books

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March 12 - News At Noon

Mar 12, 2015

KSFR's Abigail Adler brings you local news at noon. Listen Here

A coalition of oil and gas fracking foes have filed suit in federal court, calling for a halt to natural gas and oil drilling underway surrounding Chaco Canyon in the San Juan Basin of northwest New Mexico.  As KSFR’s Deborah Martinez reports, organizers announced the legal action at the state capitol Wednesday, and accused the federal Bureau of Land Management of breaking the law. Listen Here