Irma Weakens But Continues To Batter Florida

Updated at 5 a.m. ET Monday Irma has weakened since beginning its push up central Florida, but is still a Category 1 hurricane with winds near 75 mph and higher gusts, according to the National Hurricane Center. Its center is about 60 miles north of Tampa and continues to move along the northwest coast of the Florida peninsula. The NHC says Irma is expected to weaken to a tropical storm this morning and tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon. Irma's hurricane force winds extend at least 60...

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12 Arrested In Protests Of Conquistador Pageant In Santa Fe

Hundreds of people protested in downtown Santa Fe Friday, Sept. 8, calling for an end to a controversial Fiestas event called La Entrada . It's a re-enactment of Diego de Vargas' reconquest of the city after the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. Native American activists and their allies see it as a celebration of genocide and have protested the event repeatedly over the years. This year marks the third in a row.

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Ex-NM Gang Members Help Dismantle Prison Gang, 2 Leaders Of Christian Sect Plead Not Guilty

Ex-Gang Members Helping Dismantle New Mexico Prison Gang – The Associated Press & The ABQ Journal According to an FBI document, nearly 114 suspected members and associates of an infamous New Mexico prison gang have been arrested over the past two years with the help of over 30 former members and leaders, who have been secretly working with authorities.

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Let's Talk Financing UNM Athletics

Let's Talk New Mexico 9/7 8a: The UNM Athletics Department is under intense scrutiny right now. The state auditor and attorney general are investigating the financial management of the department going back several years after news broke that the department covered expenses for some athletics boosters on a golf trip to Scotland. New Mexicans also learned this summer that fees for many suites at the Pit went uncollected for years.

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Albuquerque, NM – KUNM's Sarah Gustavus speaks with Megan Kamerick about this week in business news.

Santa Fe, NM – The film A Single Man compresses many memories into the action of a single day. KUNM reviewer Jim Terr says it's a moving film with ties to the art scene in Santa Fe.

Jim Terr is an actor, satirist and video producer in Santa Fe.

Albuquerque, NM – KUNM's Sarah Gustavus speaks with writers and reporters from the New Mexico Independent.


Albuquerque, NM – A global movement in support of Palestinian refugees achieved a small victory this past week, but KUNM commentator Iris Keltz says more needs to be done to protect Palestinian civilians.

Iris Keltz is an activist and writer. She lives in Albuquerque. KUNM welcomes your commentaries. You can email commentary@kunm.org or call 505-277-9980.

Albuquerque, NM – KUNM's Sarah Gustavus speaks with Megan Kamerick about this week's business news from around the state.

New Mexico – The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that the federal government will move to impose stricter standards for smog pollution. KUNM's Sarah Gustavus has more on how those changes could affect New Mexico.

Santa Fe, NM – Is this a critical point in time for the U.S. and its political systems?

Santa Fe writer and KUNM Commentator Craig Barnes thinks so.

KUNM's Jim Williams sat down with him in our Santa Fe newsroom, and had Barnes begin by reading from his new book, "Democracy at the Crossroads."

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Albuquerque, New Mexico – Sarah Gustavus speaks with writers and reporters from the online New Mexico Independent about this week's headlines.


New Mexico – Next fall, talented students from across New Mexico will have the opportunity to study at a new, state-sponsored charter high school. The New Mexico School for the Arts in Santa Fe will offer pre-professional training in dance, music, theater and visual arts.

The school is now accepting applications for the Fall 2010 semester.

KUNM's Spencer Beckwith spoke with the head of the school, James Ledyard. He asked what kind of students the school is looking for.


The New Peacemakers: Young Israeli And Palestinian Women Train To Partner As Leader

Sat 9/9 12p: Every year on Women's Focus, Carol Boss interviews young Israeli and Palestinian women who have attended a Creativity for Peace summer camp in northern New Mexico.

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Duke City Riots: "Activist Proles Slinging Weaponized Truth"

Sat. 9/9 7p : Duke City Riots has upcoming gigs at Blue Grasshopper in Rio Rancho S aturday September 9th, 8:30 PM and in Albuquerque Saturday September 16th, 9:30 PM.

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Balderas Opposes Rollback Of Nursing Home Rule

New Mexico’s attorney general is opposing a move by President Trump to undo an Obama-era rule protecting nursing home patients.

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