KSFR Local
1:47 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Feb. 20 - New Mexico InDepth's Trip Jennings on Payday Lenders and Legislators

A recent investigation by New Mexico InDepth uncovered that five of the six Senators who opposed capping the interest rates on some loans accepted thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from the loan industry. I spoke with New Mexico In Depth Director Trip Jennings about the research and why these storefront lenders hold such sway over our politicians. Listen Here

KSFR Local
1:46 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Feb. 20 - Causes and Effects of Low Fuel Prices in New Mexico

Although gas prices have risen slightly, they've taken a big dip in the last six months.  For northern New Mexico, that price drop has affected not only the state, but a wide array of individuals and agencies. KSFR's John Calef takes a closer look at the impact. Listen Here

KSFR Local
1:42 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Feb. 20 - Journalist Maxim Eristavi on Ukrainian Armed Forces

What proponents of an escalation in arms supplies call "the Ukrainian military" is, in fact, far from a single, unified entity.  It consists of a badly-trained, badly equipped National Army and perhaps a dozen autonomous "volunteer" battalions who are supposed to report, not to the military chain of command, but to the Interior Ministry.   Kiev-based journalist Maxim Eristavi told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, it's not clear where these units get their orders from, but he says, their ability to work together and Russian-backed secessionist forces is improving.

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KSFR Local
1:41 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Feb. 20 - Equal Time with Martha Burk

On this week's edition of Equal Time, host Martha Burk contemplates a less-discussed, but no less serious defect of the Oscar-nominated film Selma: its minimization of Corretta Scott King's role in the Civil Rights Movement. Listen Here

KSFR Local
2:51 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

Feb. 19 - News At Noon

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

KSFR Local
2:50 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

Feb. 19 - Two Abortion Bills Head to Committee

Two bills will be heard in committee tomorrow regarding a woman's right to an abortion. KSFR's Zelie Pollon spoke to Elisa Martinez, President of New Mexico Alliance for Life about the bills HB 390 and HB 391 - one on late term abortion and the other on parental notification. Listen Here

KSFR Local
2:47 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

Feb. 19 - Hannah Dreier on Venezuelan Inflation

Few economies have been harder hit by the crash in the global price of oil than Latin America's number one oil producer, Venezuela.  The currency has been plunging in value, inflation is at an annual rate of 64%, and AP's Caracas Correspondent Hannah Dreier told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, a trip to the store can be an all-day nightmare.

KSFR Local
2:45 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

Feb. 19 - Tax & Revenue Secretary Demesia Padilla on Filing Tax Returns

Each year almost a million tax returns are filed in New Mexico.  And last fiscal year, these returns generated  one-and-a-quarter billion dollars.  KSFR reporter Mary Lou Cooper talked with New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Secretary Demesia Padilla to find out what taxpayers need to know this year.  Secretary Padilla is a Certified Public Accountant herself, who has spent nearly three decades working with taxes in both the private and public sector. Listen Here

Albert Migliori  received his B. S. in physics in 1968 from Carnegie Mellon University, his M. S. and Ph.D. in physics from the University of Illinois in 1970 and 1973. He is co-discoverer of acoustic heat engines, Chair of the Science Advisory Council for the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (UF, FSU, LANL), director of the Seaborg Institute for Actinide Science and the Energy Security Council at Los Alamos National Laboratory, and is a leading expert in the use of resonant ultrasound spectroscopy as a solid-state physics tool for which he has won  RD100 awards in 1991 and 1994, a Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer in 1993, and a Los Alamos National Laboratory Distinguished Performance Award in 1994.

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