KSFR Local
1:33 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

May 20 At Noon: Jobs disparities, why N.M.'s lack of campaign finance laws, horse slaughterhouse

On Monday's midday report: New Mexico has perhaps 100,000 jobs to make up to keep even, and among them is a disparity between opportunities for Hispanics vs non-Hispanics...Our reporter finds out from a state lawmaker why the legislature didn't pass a law requiring identification of outside money groups that fund political ads...The horse slaughterhouse in Roswell may not be a done deal just yet...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen....

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KSFR Local
7:03 am
Mon May 20, 2013

May 20 First News:SF City Hall planning a $1 million fiber-optic link. (listen)

Santa Fe city hall is planning a million-dollar fiber-optic link from the downtown area to the St. Michael's Drive corridor.  The project is designed to allow customers along the corridor to have higher-speed broadband internet services. Providers would link into the system and customers could choose from competing carriers.  The first step in the project is to find a company to design and build the link.

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KSFR Local
1:31 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

May 17 At Noon: EVs should sell faster in N.M., healthcare availability low, more movies coming

Credit CBC Canada

  On Friday's midday report: We'll listen in on a congressional committee hearing on whether the IRS unfairly targeted right-wing groups seeking tax exempt status...An energy efficiency group looking at electric vehicle use in Western states tells us why New Mexico gets a grade of C-minus...And a new report from the state Roundhouse outlines deficiencies in healthcare availability in New Mexico...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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KSFR Local
7:11 am
Fri May 17, 2013

May 17 First News: SF Railyard movie complex will not compete with local art houses. (listen)

The developer of the proposed new movie complex in Santa Fe's Railyard has said his enterprise will not harm already existing art-house cinemas here. Bill Banowsky of Austin, Texas-based Violet Crown told attendees at an Early Neighborhood Notification meeting that his company's 30,000 square-foot, 11-screen movie theater will primarily show 1st run films with optional reserved seating. The complex will also feature an attached restaurant and bar. After securing all necessary city approvals, Banowsky hopes to be up and running by the end of 2014.

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KSFR Local
1:33 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

May 16 At Noon: Officials vote for solar power, N.M. gets an "F," good news for local kids

  On Thursday's midday report:  New Mexico gets a failing grade for a total deficiency of ways to identify outside groups that sponsor political attack ads…Santa Fe county commissioners have unanimously approved a measure designed to create a community solar-power system. Residents would buy into it, much like buying into a condominium… And a good news story about a learning garden for children…headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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KSFR Local
7:10 am
Thu May 16, 2013

May 16 First News: Santa Fe's old Manderfield School could become residential units. (listen)

A plan is being developed to turn Santa Fe's old Manderfield elementary school into a combination of residential units and artist work spaces.  Clare and Michael Maraist (mah-RAY) say they have approval from the school board to buy the building for nearly $1 million  but want to make sure their plans are approved before completing the sale. The 12,000-square-foot building near Canyon Road has been unused for years. 

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KSFR Local
1:08 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

May 15 AT NOON: Today's top local news headlines & features. (listen)

A talk with the Santa Fe Police Department as drug busts have dramatically lowered property crimes in the city.  And a briefing on a public seminar Friday to help Santa Feans prepare for a dangerous fire season.  A talk with Senator Martin Heinrich...plus 60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen.

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KSFR Local
7:10 am
Wed May 15, 2013

May 15 First News: SF city committee approves plastic bag ban. (listen)

A committee at city hall has voted in favor of a measure to eliminate plastic shopping bags in Santa Fe. The 5 to 1 vote by the Business and Quality of Life Committee paves the way for city councilors to begin sending it to various council committees for review.  While plastic bags would be banned, retailers could sell shoppers a paper bag for 10 cents. A number of other cities already ban plastic bags.

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KSFR Local
2:08 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

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KSFR Local
1:24 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

May 14 At Noon: Cloud seeding, firefighting cuts, schools budget

Credit ABC

  On Tuesday's midday report: The drought continues. Is it time for cloud seeding? …The sequester cuts may be cutting into federal firefighting efforts…Santa Fe school teachers have to tighten their belts for another year…headlines..60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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