Sarah Gustavus http://kunm.org en Amending PRC Qualifications On Legislative Agenda http://kunm.org/post/amending-prc-qualifications-legislative-agenda <p></p><p>New Mexico’s Public Regulation Commission has been in the news a lot in recent years, both for controversial rate increases and the fact that two commissioners were removed for felony convictions. &nbsp;</p><p>Last month, voters responded by approving changes for the agency in three constitutional amendments.</p><p>The Public Regulation Commission makes crucial regulation decisions. When utilities want to raise rates, PRC commissioners decide if you will pay more for water, gas, electricity and telephone service.</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 12:25:13 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 22514 at http://kunm.org Amending PRC Qualifications On Legislative Agenda Voices Behind the Vote - Part 12: Head and Heart http://kunm.org/post/voices-behind-vote-part-12-head-and-heart <p></p><p></p><p>This election year, we’ve heard from New Mexico families in KUNM’s Voices Behind the Vote series.</p><p>In our final installment, we meet an Albuquerque &nbsp;man who is a vigorous defender of&nbsp;2<sup>nd</sup> amendment gun rights and believes these rights are connected to other rights in a democracy. &nbsp;He also makes a distinction between issues of the head and issues of the heart.</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 12:55:25 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 20661 at http://kunm.org Voices Behind the Vote - Part 12: Head and Heart Voices Behind the Vote - Part 9: The Country is Changing http://kunm.org/post/voices-behind-vote-part-9-country-changing <p></p><p>Carol Lovato was born in Chicago. Her father was in the military so the family moved around a lot – to New Mexico, California, and Germany.</p><p>When it came time for her to choose a place to live as an adult, she went to the place where she felt the happiest as a child – Albuquerque.&nbsp;And she found a job that was <em>just right</em> for her.</p><p style="margin-left:.5in;"><strong>CAROL: I was a history teacher at bulldog city, Albuquerque high for 30 years. </strong></p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 20327 at http://kunm.org Voices Behind the Vote - Part 9: The Country is Changing Voices Behind the Vote - Part 6: Family of Three http://kunm.org/post/voices-behind-vote-part-6-family-three <p></p><p>Brianne Bigej&nbsp;has been really busy the past few years. She just finished law school at the University of New Mexico. Her partner, Eric Tomala&nbsp;is an academic advisor at UNM. He started a doctoral program in the Sociology department this fall. After work and school, Brianne and Eric try to squeeze in some time for fixing up a house they bought in Albuquerque in 2009.</p><p style="margin-left:.5in;"><strong>BRIANNE: with all home projects, you have to have time and money…three years out will still have little bits and pieces left…laughing….</strong></p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 12:46:10 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 20036 at http://kunm.org Voices Behind the Vote - Part 6: Family of Three Poll: NM Hispanics Motivated First by Economy, Second by Immigration http://kunm.org/post/poll-nm-hispanics-motivated-first-economy-second-immigration <p>A new poll of Latinos in New Mexico shows that potential voters are concerned about the economy and immigration policy this year.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Latino Decisions, a national organization, conducted the poll of 400 registered Latino voters in New Mexico.</p><p>Voters were also asked whether they support the New Mexico policy of grating driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants. Republican Governor Susana Martinez has pushed to repeal it since taking office two years ago. She says it’s a public safety issue.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 18:10:40 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 20015 at http://kunm.org Voices Behind the Vote - Part 1: Small is Beautiful http://kunm.org/post/voices-behind-vote-part-1-small-beautiful <p>Elections are about people and choices. In the weeks before Election Day, KUNM is profiling families around New Mexico.</p><p>The Voices Behind the Vote includes perspectives that represent the diversity found within our state. We’ve asked people to speak frankly about the political issues they care most about this year.</p><p>Today, Sarah Gustavus&nbsp;introduces us to one couple who value independence and are focused on economic issues.</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 19634 at http://kunm.org Voices Behind the Vote - Part 1: Small is Beautiful Combatting Rural Poverty in New Mexico http://kunm.org/post/combatting-rural-poverty-new-mexico <p>KUNM Call In Show 9/20 8a: New Mexico has the highest rate of poverty in the nation. Recent census data also shows that the number of people living in poverty is on the rise, especially in rural New Mexico. This week on the KUNM Call-In Show, we'll look at the latest numbers and talk about what's being done to assist rural and tribal communities.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:29:29 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 18854 at http://kunm.org Drop Out Feature http://kunm.org/post/drop-out-feature <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7f297b03d1-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7f297b03d1-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7f297b03d1-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-980205.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, New Mexico – This summer, KUNM and Generation Justice have been interviewing teens, researchers and educators about what can be done to help more young people succeed in school and stay through graduation.</p> Mon, 25 Jul 2011 22:02:11 +0000 Elaine Baumgartel & Sarah Gustavus 1980 at http://kunm.org Business Report: Restaurants Hungry For High Tech http://kunm.org/post/business-report-restaurants-hungry-high-tech <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7f297acc15-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7f297acc15-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7f297acc15-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-979015.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – Local restaurants are turning to a software program that turns iPads into useful tools for managing orders.</p> Fri, 22 Jul 2011 19:13:32 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1960 at http://kunm.org NM Nurse Returns From World's Largest Refugee Camp http://kunm.org/post/nm-nurse-returns-worlds-largest-refugee-camp <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7f297ab6ce-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7f297ab6ce-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7f297ab6ce-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-978879.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – An Albuquerque Nurse speaks with KUNM about medical concerns in the Dadaab refugee camp.</p> Fri, 22 Jul 2011 18:37:12 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1957 at http://kunm.org NM Nurse Returns From World's Largest Refugee Camp Business Report: Rising Debt For NM Students http://kunm.org/post/business-report-rising-debt-nm-students <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d81eab91fd5-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d81eab91fd5-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d81eab91fd5-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-979009.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – More college students in New Mexico are graduating with debt. We'll hear about state and national trends in this week's Business Report on KUNM.</p> Fri, 15 Jul 2011 18:51:53 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1959 at http://kunm.org Compromise Reached on Controversial Dairy Rule http://kunm.org/post/compromise-reached-controversial-dairy-rule <p>Albuqueruque, New Mexico – An agreement has been reached on a controversial regulation know as the dairy rule.</p> Thu, 14 Jul 2011 18:19:20 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1954 at http://kunm.org Monsoon Floods http://kunm.org/post/monsoon-floods <p>Albuquerque, New Mexico – Many New Mexicans want to know when monsoon rains will arrive this year. It's been one of the driest years on record for the state.</p> Mon, 11 Jul 2011 19:10:57 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1945 at http://kunm.org Business Report: Wildfires and Tourism http://kunm.org/post/business-report-wildfires-and-tourism <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d81eab90d42-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d81eab90d42-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d81eab90d42-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-979006.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – The wildfires in New Mexico are straining the tourism industry across the state. We get details in our Friday Business Report on KUNM.</p> Fri, 08 Jul 2011 18:45:22 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1958 at http://kunm.org Secure Communities Targets Undocumented Immigrants in NM http://kunm.org/post/secure-communities-targets-undocumented-immigrants-nm <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d81eab8fbf7-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d81eab8fbf7-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d81eab8fbf7-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-976531.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – More immigrants are being deported from the United States than ever before and it's not all happening at the border with Mexico, it's from communities like Taos, Albuquerque and Farmington.</p> Thu, 07 Jul 2011 19:10:58 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1929 at http://kunm.org New Mexico's Immigration History Shapes Debate Today http://kunm.org/post/new-mexicos-immigration-history-shapes-debate-today <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7ec6116b41-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7ec6116b41-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7ec6116b41-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-976341.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – New Mexico is very different from Arizona and Texas, especially when it comes to debates over immigration.</p> Wed, 06 Jul 2011 19:18:05 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1925 at http://kunm.org Las Conchas contained, but still a threat http://kunm.org/post/las-conchas-contained-still-threat <p>Albuquerque, New Mexico – The Las Conchas wildfire continues to burn, but is no longer an immediate threat to Los Alamos National Laboratory.</p> Wed, 06 Jul 2011 19:14:35 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1946 at http://kunm.org As Las Conchas Fire Burns, New Fires May Be Sparked http://kunm.org/post/las-conchas-fire-burns-new-fires-may-be-sparked <p>Albuquerque, New Mexico – The Las Conchas fire in northern New Mexico is no longer an immediate threat for Los Alamos. However, it is still not contained and 22 hundred firefighters are still battling the blaze.</p> Tue, 05 Jul 2011 18:49:04 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1939 at http://kunm.org Business Report: Farm To Restaurant Programs http://kunm.org/post/business-report-farm-restaurant-programs <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d81eab8e750-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d81eab8e750-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d81eab8e750-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-976346.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – More New Mexico restaurants are building relationships with local farms.</p> Fri, 01 Jul 2011 19:18:56 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1926 at http://kunm.org Immigration and Local Law Enforcement http://kunm.org/post/immigration-and-local-law-enforcement <p>Thurs. 7/7 at 8am: The Obama Administration has deported more undocumented immigrants than any previous administration. Collaboration between Immigration and Customs Enforcement and local police and sheriff's departments has made it possible to identify more people who are living in the US illegally. Should local law enforcement be giving information to Immigration and Customs Enforcement?</p> Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:14:00 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1381 at http://kunm.org Immigration and Local Law Enforcement Las Conchas Wildfire, Tuesday PM Update http://kunm.org/post/las-conchas-wildfire-tuesday-pm-update <p>Los Alamos, NM – On Tuesday, June 28th, the Las Conchas wildfire in northern New Mexico had grown to over 60,000 acres in less than 48 hours.</p> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 19:19:49 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1921 at http://kunm.org Las Conchas Wildfire, Tuesday PM Update Stores Voluntarily Stop Selling Fireworks http://kunm.org/post/stores-voluntarily-stop-selling-fireworks <p>Albuquerque, NM – Two major grocery chains pull fireworks from shelves in New Mexico.</p> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 19:19:34 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1922 at http://kunm.org Las Conchas Wildfire, Wednesday PM Update http://kunm.org/post/las-conchas-wildfire-wednesday-pm-update <p>Los Alamos, NM – The Las Conchas wildfire in northern New Mexico continues to threaten the town of Los Alamos and one of the nation's premier national laboratories.</p> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 19:18:34 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1923 at http://kunm.org NM Grocery Chains Pull Fireworks From Shelves http://kunm.org/post/nm-grocery-chains-pull-fireworks-shelves <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d81dc8612df-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d81dc8612df-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d81dc8612df-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-977019.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, New Mexico – As wildfires rage in New Mexico, many people are asking why fireworks are still available for the upcoming 4th of July weekend.</p> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 19:01:40 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1942 at http://kunm.org Las Conchas Wildfire, Monday PM Update http://kunm.org/post/las-conchas-wildfire-monday-pm-update <p>Los Alamos, NM – A fast-moving wildfire in New Mexico is burning near Los Alamos National Laboratory in northern New Mexico.</p> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 19:18:20 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1924 at http://kunm.org Business Report: ID Theft Protection Law http://kunm.org/post/business-report-id-theft-protection-law <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d81eab8c688-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d81eab8c688-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d81eab8c688-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-975102.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – Every Friday we talk about business news around the state. Megan Kamerick has a story in today's Business Weekly about a state law that was created to protect people who've had their identities stolen.</p> Fri, 24 Jun 2011 18:36:47 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1913 at http://kunm.org High Winds Still Pushing Smoke Into Albuquerque From AZ http://kunm.org/post/high-winds-still-pushing-smoke-albuquerque-az <p>Albuquerque, NM – Many New Mexicans were alarmed last night by heavy smoke in the Rio Grande Valley. It seemed like a wildfire must be nearby, but it was actually from the Wallow fire in southern Arizona.</p> Fri, 03 Jun 2011 19:28:10 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1918 at http://kunm.org Business Report: Anti-DWI Technology Debuts In Gallup http://kunm.org/post/business-report-anti-dwi-technology-debuts-gallup <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d81eab8b353-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d81eab8b353-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d81eab8b353-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-970991.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>May 27, 2011 – Health care outcomes and efforts to combat drunk driving are our topics in this edition of the Friday Business Report on KUNM.</p> Sat, 28 May 2011 02:21:40 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1881 at http://kunm.org Author Interview: Fire Season http://kunm.org/post/author-interview-fire-season <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d81eab8a13b-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d81eab8a13b-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d81eab8a13b-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-970752.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>April 26, 2011 – The author of Fire Season talks about watching for wildfires in the Gila National Forest.</p> Tue, 26 Apr 2011 23:41:10 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1878 at http://kunm.org Author Interview: Fire Season Business Report: Thriving In The Recession http://kunm.org/post/business-report-thriving-recession <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d81eab88bfb-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d81eab88bfb-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d81eab88bfb-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-968074.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>April 22, 2011 – The recession has been difficult for many businesses around the country, but some new businesses have started, and thrived, in these tough times.</p> Sat, 23 Apr 2011 00:24:32 +0000 Sarah Gustavus 1858 at http://kunm.org