Audio Saucepan
6:00 pm
Sun February 2, 2014

Audio Saucepan: “The Myth of the Earth Episode”

2/2/14 — Audio Saucepan: “The Myth of the Earth Episode” includes the poems “Staff Sgt. Metz” by Dorianne Laux (from Breaking the Jaws of Silence,  University of Arkansas Press); “Ceprano Man, Part IV” by dg nanouk okpik (from Corpse Whale, University of Arizona Press); and “Address” by Sohrab Sepehri (from The Oasis of Now, BOA Editions, Ltd.)

Playlist for 2/2:

KSFR Local
6:46 am
Fri January 31, 2014

January 31 First News: N.M. Enrollment Numbers in State Health Insurance Exchange to Drop (Listen)

The interim chief of the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange, Mike Nunez, now says problems with the federal “healthcare-dot-gov” website when it was rolled out last fall slowed New Mexico’s efforts to promote enrollment in the exchange. Nunez telling the New Mexican the results will be lowered enrollment expectations by as much as one-half. The state had expected up to 83,000 people to enroll in insurance plans through the exchange this year. Nunez says the state is now estimating between 40-thousand and 50-thousand will enroll.

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KSFR Local
6:52 am
Thu January 30, 2014

January 30th First News: DNA Evidence Heats-Up 1992 Rape Case (Listen)

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Bob is past president of the Santa Fe Master Gardener Association and a life-long educator. After graduating from Cornell Univ. he joined the Peace Corps and taught science for three years in Malaysia. Following that he continued working and traveling in Japan, Hong Kong, India and Europe.

In the mid-‘70’s he returned to the States, got his Masters at Miami University (Ohio) and taught High School Biology and Environmental Science in Oxford and Cincinnati.  He retired in 2004 and later moved to Santa Fe at which time he became involved with the Santa Fe Master Gardener program.  He also raises chickens in their own adobe “casita” and has three top bar beehives.  Gardening has always been an important part of his life and he enjoys sharing that enthusiasm with others.

Laurie McGrath has been a Master Gardener for nearly 20 years. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Sociology and worked in marketing and public relations in San Francisco and as Director of the Alexander Valley Winegrowers Association in Sonoma County. While living in northern California Laurie became a Certified Master Gardener, served on the Sonoma County Master Gardeners board of directors and was part of the design team for the Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) campus in Santa Rosa, CA.  

KSFR Local
6:32 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Jan. 29: First News: Senator Udall Praises President's Intentions to Boost the Middle Class (Listen)

Senator Tom Udall is praising President Obama's intention to take steps to bolster the middle class. Udall spoke following the President's State of the Union address Tuesday night: *****012914-Udall-2    :22***** Fellow New Mexico Democrat, Senator Martin Heinrich said he was encouraged by the president's commitment to creating opportunities for small businesses, students and immigrants.

 

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KSFR Local
6:43 am
Tue January 28, 2014

January 28th First News: Santa Fe County Holds Hearing Tonight on Living Wage (Listen)

 

If you live in the unincorporated area of Santa Fe County and earn the minimum wage, you might be in for a raise soon. The County Commission tonight holds its first public hearing on a living-wage proposal sponsored by Commissioners Miguel Chavez and Liz Stefanics. Their proposal would boost the minimum wage in Santa Fe County from the current seven-fifty an hour to ten-fifty. The ordinance provides for annual adjustments to be made based on the federal consumer price index.

 

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KSFR Local
6:43 am
Tue January 28, 2014

January 28th First News: Santa Fe County Holds Hearing Tonight on Living Wage (Listen)

 

If you live in the unincorporated area of Santa Fe County and earn the minimum wage, you might be in for a raise soon. The County Commission tonight holds its first public hearing on a living-wage proposal sponsored by Commissioners Miguel Chavez and Liz Stefanics. Their proposal would boost the minimum wage in Santa Fe County from the current seven-fifty an hour to ten-fifty. The ordinance provides for annual adjustments to be made based on the federal consumer price index.

 

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East / West Medicine on KSFR

East-West Medicine - Discourse about diverse approaches to health care. Join us weekly for a half-hour discussion on various medical topics, featuring local and global practitioners versed in medical, complementary, and/or alternative practices. Hosted by Lily Love MD, MBA and Eric Grasser, MD. email eastwestmedicine@ksfr.org.

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