KSFR Local
7:17 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Sept. 12 First News: Former SF home builder charged with felony fraud. (listen)

A former Santa Fe builder has been indicted by a state grand jury on multiple felony fraud charges that victims say amount to millions of dollars.  William "Kal" Kalinowski was the force behind Barranca Builders and a number of other local companies. In 2008, he defaulted on bank loans made for multiple high-end home construction projects at Las Campanas, leaving sub-contractors and home buyers holding the bag. He filed for bankruptcy in 2009. The 68-year-old Kalinowski, now living in Massachusetts, has been ordered to appear in a Santa Fe District Court on October 7th.

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KSFR Local
1:33 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Sept. 11 At Noon: Today's top local news headlines & features from the KSFR Newsroom. (listen)

In today's features, we hear from the New Mexico Environmental Law Center about their opposition to newly-approved rules governing copper mining in our state.  We also hear from a New Mexico State Fair representative as the annual event kicks off its Diamond Jubilee today.  Those items and more plus 60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen all here for you At Noon.

And a reminder that KSFR will carry today's City Council meeting live beginning at 5PM.

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KSFR Local
7:16 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Sept. 11 First News: New rules approved for state's copper mining industry. (listen)

The New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission has approved modifications to the Environment Department’s Copper Rules. Tuesday’s newly approved rules were developed by the Environment Department with an industry outreach process along with bi-partisan support of a group of state lawmakers. After years of litigation by copper mining concerns, law required the state to develop regulations that clearly set forth the appropriate controls to prevent or abate ground water pollution.

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KSFR Local
1:41 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Sept. 10 At Noon: Today's top local news headlines & features from the KSFR Newsroom. (listen)

In today's features, we hear from the Sierra Club opposing any amendments to the state's Renewable Energy Act being heard today in Santa Fe.  We also hear from a Western Resource Advocates spokesperson petitioning the PRC to reward in-state companies for making good carbon-reduction efforts. Those items and more plus 60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen.

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KSFR Local
7:16 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Sept. 10 First News: Sen. Heinrich will support Obama request for authorization. (listen)

Senator Martin Heinrich has announced he will support President Obama’s request for authorization of military force against Syria. In a highly nuanced press release, Heinrich first makes clear that he expects his decision to be an unpopular one among constituents. The senator notes that even though the US may be war-weary, the nation has a moral obligation to deter Assad and others from using internationally prohibited weapons. The full text of Heinrich’s comments can be found at heinrich.senate.gov.

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KSFR Local
1:55 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Sept. 9 At Noon: Today's top local news headlines & features from the KSFR Newsroom. (listen)

In today's features, a conversation with an analyst from the New Mexico Environment Department on two days of public meetings regarding air quality in the state's Four Corners region.  Also, an exclusive interview with New Mexico Senator Tom Udall who remains steadfastly opposed to US military action in Syria.  Those items among today's many feature stories for you plus 60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen. 

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KSFR Local
7:18 am
Mon September 9, 2013

Sept. 9 First News: Udall remains opposed to military intervention in Syria. (listen)

The US senate will vote this week on whether to approve military retaliation against Syria's use of chemical weapons against its own citizens. Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico is one of two democrats on the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee who voted last week against such actions, saying he feared it would lead to further US involvement in Syria's civil war. Udall tells KSFR he remains opposed to the Obama administration’s proposal and instead favors greater diplomatic and international pressure  to address the matter...*****

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John F. Andrews is a Carlsbad native and a member of the New Mexico Humanities Council. He has taught at several universities, among them Florida State and Georgetown, and he spent ten years (1974-84) as Director of Academic Programs at the Folger Shakespeare Library on Capitol Hill, where he edited Shakespeare Quarterly and served as chairman of a national advisory committee to oversee educational outreach for The Shakespeare Plays (1979-85), a BBC and Time-Life Television series that brought the entire canon to American viewers. Mr. Andrews has produced two 3-volume reference sets for Scribners and two editions of Shakespeare’s works, one for the Literary Guild, the other a paperback series for Orion Books in London.

Audio Saucepan
6:00 pm
Sun September 8, 2013

Audio Saucepan: “The Rat-Gnawed Gloom Episode”

9/8/13 — Audio Saucepan: “The Rat-Gnawed Gloom Episode” includes the poems “World, 1981” by TJ Jarrett (from Ain’t No Grave, New Issues); “Ode to Gloom” by Pablo Neruda (translated by William Pitt Root, from Sublime Blue, Wings Press); and “The Angel Handed Me a Book” by Paul Valéry (translated by Carolyn Forché, from The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry, Ecco)

KSFR Local
1:20 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Sept. 6 At Noon: Today's top local news headlines & features from the KSFR Newsroom. (listen)

In today's features, a conversation with the local office of the Natural Resources Conservation Service offering assistance to farmers and agricultural concerns dealing with long-term effects of drought. We also speak with the New Mexico Department of Health as they begin their annual campaign encouraging citizens to get flu vaccinations.  Those items and more plus 60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen.

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