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DACA Supporters Rally In Albuquerque

Folks gathered this afternoon in downtown Albuquerque to urge Congress to continue protections for people who were brought to the U.S. as children illegally.

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AG Joins Fight Over Net Neutrality

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"Misa Tango": An Interview With Maestro Alberto Bustos

Sat. 20/1, 4:15p: From Perugia (Italy), an interview with Prof. Alberto Bustos hosted by Cristina Baccin about his composition, “Misa Tango” (Tango Mass), that presents the Catholic Mass through all the tango genres. It´s a courageous combination of prayer and the sensuality of tango's deeply rooted forbidden past –especially by the Argentinian Catholic Church-, with its origins in the brothels on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. We invite you to listen to Maestro Bustos´s explanation about how...

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Eli Del Puerto Y Los Encantos: Live Performance

Sat. 1/20, 3p: Eli del Puerto and Sabino Iturbe -local music maestros - play their own compositions and Latin American melodies LIVE on Raíces show hosted by Cristina Baccin . Eli del Puerto y los Encantos will perform at Hotel Andaluz, Saturday January 20th, 7pm (2nd St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102).

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Santa Fe, NM – Governor Bill Richardson this afternoon laid out his agenda for the 30-day legislative session that began today in Santa Fe.

In his state of the state speech, Richardson said he wants lawmakers to fix a $500 million budget shortfall essentially by using a scalpel, not an axe.

And as KUNM's Jim Williams reports from our capitol newsroom, some legislators are skeptical they'll reach agreement on how to do it.

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.

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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.

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Ranchers 1st To Get To Helicopter Crash, State Considers Redistricting Commission

Ranchers 1st To Get To Helicopter Crash – Associated Press A New Mexico sheriff says residents from nearby ranches were among the first to arrive at a fiery helicopter crash that killed five people, including Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett and his wife, Heather.

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Let's Talk Anti-Panhandling Laws

Let’s Talk New Mexico 1/18 8a: Call now 277-KUNM or 277-5866. Albuquerque’s City Council passed the Pedestrian Safety Ordinance late last year, which makes it illegal for people to stand near freeway ramps or in medians and to interact with drivers. It’s also illegal for drivers to interact with people standing in those spaces. Do you think the law is helpful to public safety and will help prevent pedestrian deaths or traffic accidents? Or do you think it targets people experiencing extreme poverty in Albuquerque? Is the law a violation of free speech or other constitutionally guaranteed rights?

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