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2:30 pm
Mon December 7, 2009

Un Rinconito en el Cielo: Stories from Northern New Mexico - Part 1

Northern New Mexican Spotlight - Part 1

Chellis Glendinning

New Mexico – Today we begin a special series spotlighting Northern New Mexicans whose lives offer an intriguing look at the diversity of the people of this region of our state. KUNM's Chellis Glendinning and Grace Berge report.

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KUNM Local
6:14 pm
Fri December 4, 2009

10th Annual Santa Fe Film Festival Gears Up

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Santa Fe Film Festival

Elaine Baumgartel

Santa Fe, NM – The 10th Annual Santa Fe Film Festival is underway this week in Santa Fe.

Operations Director Karen RedHawk Dallett says the economic downturn created unexpected challenges for the festival. She says organizers had to be particularly creative with limited resources.

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KUNM Local
3:02 pm
Fri December 4, 2009

New Mexico Business Weekly Report - 12/4/09

New Mexico Business Weekly Report

Sarah Gustavus

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

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KUNM Local
6:11 pm
Thu December 3, 2009

New Mexico Independent

New Mexico Independent - 12/3/09

Sarah Gustavus

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

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KUNM Local
6:04 pm
Thu December 3, 2009

Los Reyes de Albuquerque - Part 7

Los Reyes de Albuquerque - Part 7

Paul Ingles and Gevevieve Russell

Albuquerque, NM – In the final installment of the special series on the New Mexico musical group Los Reyes de Albuquerque and the Martinez family, UNM professor and folklorist Enrique Lamadrid reflects on the legacy of the family and the future for the styles of music it has helped preserve over the last 47 years.

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KUNM Local
6:00 pm
Wed December 2, 2009

Los Reyes de Albuquerque - Part 6

Los Reyes de Albuquerque - Part 6

Paul Ingles and Genevieve Russell

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KUNM Local
3:51 pm
Wed December 2, 2009

Los Reyes de Albuquerque - Part 5

Los Reyes de Albuquerque - Part 5

Paul Ingles and Genevieve Russell

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KUNM Local
3:46 pm
Tue December 1, 2009

Los Reyes de Albuquerque - Part 4

Los Reyes de Albuquerque - Part 4

Paul Ingles and Genevieve Russell

Albuquerque, NM – Since 1962, when the family of Roberto and Ramona Martinez moved to Albuquerque, the whole Martinez family has had an important presence in both preserving traditional Hispanic music of Mexico and Northern New Mexico, as well as creating new music that both honors the past and updates traditional styles to the present.

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KUNM Local
3:40 pm
Tue December 1, 2009

Los Reyes de Albuquerque - Part 3

Los Reyes de Albuquerque - Part 3

Paul Ingles and Genevieve Russell

Albuquerque, NM – Since its inception in 1962, Los Reyes de Alburquerque, sustained by the musical Martinez family of Albuquerque, has been preserving and presenting the community Hispanic music of Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado.

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KUNM Local
4:07 pm
Mon November 30, 2009

Los Reyes de Albuquerque - Part 1

Los Reyes de Albuquerque - Part 1

Paul Ingles and Genevieve Russel

Albuquerque, NM – In 1962, Roberto Martinez, a civilian Air Force employee working at Kirtland Air Force Base, put together a little musical group to moonlight in the evenings and on the weekends. He and his trumpet-playing friend Ray Flores called the band they founded Los Reyes de Albuquerque.

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KUNM Local
3:33 pm
Mon November 30, 2009

Los Reyes de Albuquerque - Part 2

Los Reyes de Albuquerque is one of the longest lived and influential traditional New Mexican Hispanic musical groups. Co-founded in 1962 by Roberto Martinez Sr. and Ray Flores, Los Reyes has been presenting and preserving traditional New Mexican and Mexican folk music ever since.

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KUNM Local
3:30 pm
Fri November 20, 2009

Commentary: Help, Not Ridicule for Combat Soldiers with PTSD

The number of U.S. soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder continues to grow as a result of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Commentator Craig Barnes says soldiers who suffer from PTSD deserve assistance and understanding.

Craig Barnes is a writer, playwright, and former international negotiator. He lives in Santa Fe.

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KUNM Local
3:27 pm
Fri November 20, 2009

New Mexico Business Weekly Update

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Every Friday we hear from writers at the New Mexico Business weekly. This week KUNM's Elaine Baumgartel spoke with reporter Dennis Domrzalski about the week's business news.

KUNM Local
3:19 pm
Thu November 19, 2009

New Mexico Independent

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Each week we hear from writers at the online New Mexico Independent about this week's headlines. KUNM's Elaine Baumgartel spoke with senior writer Trip Jennings about aid for states in the House health care bill and the possibility of a deposition for Governor Richardson about a bond default at the state housing authority.

KUNM Local
3:15 pm
Thu November 19, 2009

Youth Shelter in Santa Fe Sees a Rise in Demand in Current Economy

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The economic woes of New Mexico have been big news in recent months. State lawmakers cut the budgets of several agencies and Governor Bill Richardson recently ordered furloughs for some state workers.

But the tough economy is also putting extra pressure on young people who are homeless.

KUNM's Sarah Gustavus recently sat down with Karen Rowell, director of Youth Shelters, a Santa Fe based nonprofit.

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KUNM Local
6:24 pm
Fri November 13, 2009

In Southern New Mexico, Fewer Field Workers Needed For Red Chile Harvest

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Southern New Mexico farmers are in the final stages of this year's chile harvest and unlike previous years, fewer field workers are needed to gather red pods for market. That's because in U.S. chile-growing regions, machine harvesters are steadily replacing workers in the red chile harvest.

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KUNM Local
6:20 pm
Fri November 13, 2009

New Mexico Independent

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

KUNM Local
6:16 pm
Thu November 12, 2009

Single-Sex Education: Fix or Folly?

In the last eight years the number of U.S. public schools offering all-boys or all-girls classes has skyrocketed from about 11 to well over 500. So far, very few of those are in New Mexico. Supporters say, with boys falling behind, single sex education is an issue of social justice. Others say it's nothing short of illegal.

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KUNM Local
6:25 pm
Wed November 11, 2009

Surprising Parallels Between Art and Science: Darwin and Mendelssohn

via www.unm.edu

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the births of two important figures in Western art and science: Felix Mendelssohn and Charles Darwin.

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KUNM Local
3:03 pm
Mon November 9, 2009

Teague Votes Against Health Reform in House

Second District Congressman Harry Teague was one of 39 House Democrats who broke party ranks to vote against health care overhaul legislation this weekend. From Washington, Manuel Quinones reports for KUNM.

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KUNM Local
4:30 pm
Thu November 5, 2009

Latinas Meet to Discuss Health Care

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Latinas from across the country met today in Albuquerque at a town hall meeting to discuss the health care issues that affect them.

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KUNM Local
4:26 pm
Wed November 4, 2009

Tony Hillerman's Daughter Examines the Landscapes that Inspired His Work

The setting of a book can be just as important as the story itself. Author Tony Hillerman was known for his Navajo Tribal Police mystery novels.

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KUNM Local
3:02 pm
Tue November 3, 2009

Small Business Owner Goes to D.C. to Advocate for Healthcare Overhaul

Several small business owners from New Mexico are in Washington D.C. today along with over one hundred more from around the country. They've made the trip to show their support for health care overhaul legislation now under consideration in Congress.

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KUNM Local
3:37 pm
Fri October 16, 2009

Martha Egan's New Book Offers Up a Slice of Fictional New Mexico

Stories can capture a little slice of culture. That's especially true in the writing of Martha Egan.

She's lived in New Mexico since the mid 1970s and owns the Latin American folk art and antiques gallery Pachamama in Santa Fe.

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KUNM Local
2:02 pm
Fri October 16, 2009

Income Tax Data Unavailable

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When state lawmakers convene for a special session tomorrow in Santa Fe, they'll face the daunting task of dealing with a $650 million budget deficit. Many advocates are saying tax cuts for the wealthy should be repealed.

KUNM's Elaine Baumgartel wanted to find out how much the 2003 tax cuts actually cost the state and exactly which taxpayers have benefited the most.

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KUNM Local
4:19 pm
Fri September 25, 2009

State Miscalculates Graduation Rates

The state miscalculated high school graduation rates that were released last month.

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KUNM Local
4:16 pm
Fri September 25, 2009

New Mexico Business Weekly Report

KUNM's Sarah Gustavus speaks to Kevin Robinson Avila, senior reporter at the New Mexico Business Weekly about plans to open a full service branch of the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union at the Atrisco Heritage Academy in Albuquerque.

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KUNM Local
3:26 pm
Thu September 24, 2009

New Mexico Independent

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

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Opinion
3:15 pm
Wed July 29, 2009

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