August 15 At Noon: the day's top local news headlines & features from the KSFR Newsroom. (listen)

In features today, a conversation with the US Small Business Administration about federal loans for concerns suffering financial damages in the wake of the nearby Tres Lagunas Fire. We also speak with the UNM College of Nursing as $5 million has been awarded to prepare nurses to work with veterans' health needs.  Those items plus 60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen.