KSFR Local
7:11 am
Fri April 12, 2013

April 12 First News: A Santa Fe homeless encampment is cleared out. (listen)

A number of vagrants camping on open land on Santa Fe's Northeast side have been told to clear out. The new owner of the property and the fire department took the action as prolonged drought is leading to higher fire danger. The area known locally as Hobo Hill is between Hyde Park and Bishops Lodge roads.  People have been camping there for years. The New Mexican reports that the new owner of the property has already cleared out a thousand bags of camping refuse. 

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KSFR Local
1:14 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

April 11 At Noon: Foes of same-sex marriage speak out, pregnant teens helped, Kitchen Angels a hit

On Thursday's midday report:  

  Another busy night at Santa Fe city hall as debate continued over a same-sex marriage resolution. We'll hear some of the comments from people in the audience...One of the bills that Gov. Martinez has signed into law is one that would give pregnant teenagers some help in taking care of family and completing their education...And in Santa Fe, there may be no angel quite like a Kitchen Angel...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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KSFR Local
7:13 am
Thu April 11, 2013

April 11 First News: President's budget allocates funding increase for LANL. (listen)

Under President Obama's budget proposal, the national lab at Los Alamos would get  more funds for overall operations and for radioactive waste cleanup.  But the cleanup proposal contains less funding than advocates had hoped for.  The federal plan would also cut the budget at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, where the Los Alamos waste is sent.  Meanwhile, Sandia National Laboratories in Los Alamos would see a budget for next year equal to this year's spending plan.  

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KSFR Local
1:29 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

April 9 At Noon: Solar power vetoed, reverse 911 for fire alerts, Bataan remembered

  On Tuesday's midday report:  Gov. Martinez vetoes a bill that could have saved the state capitol complex nearly $200,000 a year...Talk is getting louder about the fire danger facing Santa Feans. It may be a good idea to make sure you’re signed up to get a reverse 911 call if one happens…This is the anniversary of the infamous Bataan Death March during WWII...What’s coming up in New Mexico on Earth Day...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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KSFR Local
1:41 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

April 8 At Noon:

On Monday's midday report: Why legislators say they need a report on state tax and incentives giveaways...Lawmaker tries to get same bureaucratic break for same-sex partners as married couples...Santa Feans face return to winterweather...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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Audio Saucepan
6:00 pm
Sun April 7, 2013

Audio Saucepan: “The Episode with Symmetrical Gestures”

4/7/13 — Audio Saucepan: “The Episode with Symmetrical Gestures” includes the poems “Gendered Offerings” by Stacey Waite (from Butch Geography, Tupelo Press); “White Chair, Moonlight, Three A.M.” by Frank X. Gaspar (from Late Rapturous, Autumn House Press); “The Himalayas” by B.H. Fairchild (from The Art of the Lathe, Alice James Books)

KSFR Local
1:23 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

April 5 At Noon: N.M. ranks high in gun violence deaths, horsemeat unhealthy, bitcoins popular

On Friday's midday report: New Mexico has ranks poorly in yet another national study. This one for the number of deaths caused by gun violence…A lawyer whose firm specializes in protecting animals of all kinds will tell us why it’s not nice – and also not healthy – to eat horse meat…And a new way of buying things electronically, with Bitcoins...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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KSFR Local
1:38 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

April 4 At Noon: Following up on food tax phaseout, immigration, Navajo casinos

On Thursday's midday report: What's the effect on New Mexico's cities and towns now that the state is phasing out the revenue that otherwise would have been paid to them as a result of losing the food tax...U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich visits to talk about gun control and immigration reform...Is the Navajo Nation in danger of losing out on casino gambling...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen....

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KSFR Local
1:42 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

April 2 At Noon: How the PRC reform came about, dealing with fire season

On Tuesday's midday report: Voters have approved a change to the state constitution and lawmakers have set the wheels in motion for reform of the Public Regulation Comission. We’ll talk with the head of Think New Mexico where the idea of reform originated….No surprise. Fire season is here. We’ll find out more from the weather service and the state forestry division..headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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