This weekend will be the 24th Santa Fe Area Homebuilders Association Home Show at the Santa Fe convention center. This year, there will be a new addition for aspiring kid builders. KSFR's Zelie Pollon spoke to Association Director Kim Shanahan. The Home show runs this weekend, March 14 and 15th at the Santa Fe Convention Center. For more information go to Listen Here

Competitive swimming can be a joy for thousands of young people across the country. But an article in Outside Magazine by journalist Rachel Sturtz uncovers some of the hidden horrors that many young children – primarily girls but also boys – have experienced at the hands of their highly respected coaches. These coaches have been protected by the USA swimming federation and often moved to smaller clubs when their crimes against children have been reported.

It is now just over 4 years since NATO air forces, with the United States "leading from behind," began bombing in Libya, with the goal of changing the regime of the dictator Muammar Gadafi. What most Americans know is that Gadafi is indeed dead and gone, and most assume the war begun in 2011 is over.  Well, not according to award-winning Libyan journalist Mustafa Fetouri.  He told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE that the living conditions most Libyans face every day are still very much in a state of war.

March 9 - News At Noon

Mar 9, 2015

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

The Espanola-based weekly newspaper the Rio Grande Sun has often been the target of disgruntled politicians and personalities in northern New Mexico. This weekend, one upset reader took things a bit too far. KSFR’s Zelie Pollon has more. Listen Here


The State House is the next stop for a bill seeking a change in law that employers only consider an applicant’s criminal record once a candidate has passed the initial screening of applicants.  The measure, Senate Bill 583, passed the Senate last week. Albuquerque Democrat Bill O’Neill is the bill’s Senate sponsor.  O’Neill’s measure has been called the “ban the box” bill because it would do away with checking an application’s yes or no box to answer the question: “Have you ever been convicted of a felony?” Tom Trowbridge has the story.

On the latest edition of The Sporting Life, host Dan DeFrancesco reflects on the hardships MLB umpire John Hirschbeck has faced both on and off the field. Listen Here

Audio Saucepan: “The Getting Older Episode”

Mar 8, 2015

3/8/15 — Audio Saucepan: “The Getting Older Episode” includes the poems “Dear Empire,  [these are your parks]” by Oliver de la Paz (from Post Subject: A Fable, The University of Akron Press); “Weeds” by Wesley McNair (from The Words I Chose, Carnegie Mellon University Press); and “The Dusk of Horses” by James Dickey (from The Selected Poems, Wesleyan University Press)

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