Students hid in their classrooms, some behind locked doors or in closets, as a gunman opened fire Thursday inside a New Mexico high school, killing two classmates before he ended up dead.
Let's Talk New Mexico
Let’s Talk New Mexico 12/7 8a: Emerging reports of sexual abuse and misconduct are toppling more men in power every week. Newspapers are investigating allegations against men in politics and entertainment. Celebrities sparked a flood of #MeToo stories by sharing their experiences on social media. But what do you do when you don’t have that kind of fame or cultural cachet? And when more is at stake than just another job? And what about people who work in businesses without policies or HR departments? Let’s talk #MeToo, and the workers of New Mexico who haven’t yet been centered in this national conversation.
New Mexico Governor Calls Shooting Heinous Act – The Associated Press New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says several acts of bravery helped save lives during a deadly shooting at a small-town high school. Authorities say a student opened fire Thursday at Aztec High School, killing two classmates. The shooter also died. Martinez told reporters that teachers, school staff and law enforcement jumped in quickly to prevent more deaths. She did not provide any details. The governor described the day...
Sat.12/9 9a: The Children's Hour - Kids from Jimmy Carter Middle School’s Junior National Honors Society will educate us all about their school’s namesake: our 39th president, Nobel Prize winning humanitarian, Jimmy Carter. From the peanut farm to the White House, there’s a lot you don’t know yet about President Carter. We’ll also kick off Hanukkah with a live performance of Ocho Kandelikas.
Sat. 12/9, 12p: On Women's Focus, Carol Boss talks with local women who will share personal stories about the effects of being sexually violated and how story telling is a healing process for them. The #MeToo Monologues will be performed in theaters and public spaces throughout America.
Public Health New Mexico
The Indian Health Service—the federal agency tasked with providing health services to Native American communities—has long been the go-to health care provider for tribes in New Mexico and across the country. But in recent years, that has started to change, and a growing number of tribes are deciding that managing their own clinics and behavioral health programs will help build healthier, more resilient communities.