The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that could bring new money to fight the nation’s opioid epidemic. It’s a measure that could have big impacts in New Mexico.
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KUNM Call In Show 12/8 8a: The protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline and the violent backlash by law enforcement have galvanized many American Indian activists. Thousands have joined the effort, arguing the pipeline would threaten the water supply and destroy Native American ancestral lands. Many celebrated an announcement by the Army Corps of Engineers this week that it would deny a permit for construction on a key part of the pipeline. But it's not clear what will happen regarding the project under the Trump Administration. How will this impact energy development on tribal lands and sacred places in New Mexico?
UNM Regents To Consider President’s Future – Albuquerque Journal The University of New Mexico Board of Regents will hold a special meeting this week to discuss suspending or firing President Bob Frank.
12/3 Sat 9a: This Saturday on The Children’s Hour, we’ll learn about endangered animals with our friends from Jimmy Carter Middle School in Albuquerque. Plus, what’s the real story behind the Nutcracker? With great music, a family events calendar, the KUNM Kids Birthday Club and so much more. Sweeten your weekend with The Children’s Hour every Saturday from 9 to 10am.
Public Health New Mexico
The opioid epidemic is a national crisis, and in Northern New Mexico it’s a problem that’s been around for decades. For the latest in our Voices Behind the Vote series, KUNM visited the home of an addiction counselor in Rio Arriba County to hear about her thoughts on substance abuse and the presidential race.