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2:18 pm
Wed August 3, 2011

Best of ?Globalquerque! - Nation Beat and Saints & Tzadiks

Saints and Tzadiks
Globalquerque.com

Wed. 8/10 at 10pm: Get ready for the 7th Annual ?Globalquerque! festival (which will be broadcast live on KUNM September 16 and 17) by reliving moments from previous festivals.

Every September, New Mexico's Celebration of World Music and Culture takes over the entire campus of the National Hispanic Cultural Center. The best artists from around the world descent on Albuquerque to perform alongside artists representing New Mexico's Hispanic and Native American heritage.

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KUNM Local
6:44 pm
Tue August 2, 2011

Texas Judge Reverses Drivers License Policy

Albuquerque, New Mexico –

A Texas judge has reversed a recently enacted law giving the state power to deny or limit driver's licenses to LEGAL immigrants. From our Fronteras Desk, Hernan Rozemberg reports.

Fronteras Changing America Desk

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KUNM Local
12:18 pm
Tue August 2, 2011

StoryCorps Historias: Vincent Arroyo and Sara Padilla

Albuquerque, New Mexico –

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KUNM Local
6:47 pm
Mon August 1, 2011

Chevron Agrees To Clean Up Uranium On Navajo Reservation

Albuquerque, New Mexico –

Chevron USA is the latest in a series of companies asked to clean up uranium on the Navajo Nation. For the Fronteras Changing America Desk, Laurel Morales reports.

Fronteras Changing America Desk

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KUNM Local
6:47 pm
Mon August 1, 2011

MX Company's Drug Could Save Scorpion Victims

Albuquerque, New Mexico –

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Fronteras
4:20 pm
Mon August 1, 2011

Fronteras Mentally Ill Immigration Detainees Lost In System

Albuquerque, New Mexico –

There are almost 40-thousand people in immigration detention around the country on any given day and about 15 percent suffer from mental illness-that's the same percentage seen in the wider prison population. However, unlike in federal or state prisons, there's little oversight or regulation of medical treatment in immigrant detention facilities. As Ruxandra Guidi reports from the Fronteras Changing America Desk, that's led to some people being lost in the system.

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12:55 pm
Sun July 31, 2011

Live In-Studio: Kito Peters

Kito Peters

Sat. 8/6 at 7pm: Ear to the Ground returns to the air after the July break with a survey of New Mexico's latest releases, featuring Santa Fe songwriter Kito Peters playing songs that ended up on his just-released CD "Pyramid."

KitoPeters.com

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xSeries
9:07 am
Fri July 29, 2011

The Great Textbook Wars

American RadioWorks

Thurs. 8/4 at 8am: What should children learn in school? It's a question that has stirred debate for decades, and in 1974 it led to violent protests in West Virginia. Schools were hit by dynamite, buses were riddled with bullets, and coal mines were shut down. The fight was over a new set of textbooks.

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KUNM Local
8:39 pm
Thu July 28, 2011

Coonridge Goat Cheese

New Mexico – Nancy Coonridge is passionate about cheese. She's been raising goats and making organic goat cheese for 28 years on her homestead in rural south-western New Mexico. Each year she invites folks to visit her farm and dive into cheese-making.

 

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KUNM Local
8:26 pm
Thu July 28, 2011

Hazardous Materials Training At Northern New Mexico Lab

Albuquerque, NM – Los Alamos National Laboratory will soon host the 15th annual Hazmat Competition. Hazardous material response teams from several different states will come to Northern New Mexico to compete and learn new skills.

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9:34 am
Thu July 28, 2011

Live In-Studio: Los Pinguos

Los Pinguos
AMP Concerts

Thurs. 8/4 at 3pm: Buenos Aires/LA band Los Pinguos joins host Scott Denton live in the KUNM studios to play a set of their positively infectious music.

Los Pinguos will also be performing at the National Hispanic Cultural Center on Thursday night. Click here for concert info.

Even more about the band at LosPinguos.com

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KUNM Local
8:23 pm
Wed July 27, 2011

Tres Chicas Press, A Press For Friends

Santa Fe, NM – Small literary presses in the U.S. are often defined as those that earn under fifty million dollars and publish fewer than ten titles a year. They also tend fill niches that larger publishers don't want.

Enter Northern New Mexico's Tres Chicas Books, which fills a regional niche. We looked at how this small press keeps going.

Tres Chicas Websote

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KUNM Local
1:22 pm
Wed July 27, 2011

Hazardous Response Teams Test Skills in New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico –

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9:54 am
Wed July 27, 2011

Best of ?Globalquerque! - Khaira Arby and Deolinda

Khaira Arby

Wed. 8/3 at 10pm: Every September, New Mexico's Celebration of World Music and Culture takes over the entire campus of the National Hispanic Cultural Center. The best artists from around the world descent on Albuquerque to perform alongside artists representing New Mexico's Hispanic and Native American heritage. Get ready for the 7th Annual festival (which will be broadcast live on KUNM September 16 and 17) by reliving moments from previous festivals.

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KUNM Local
8:42 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

NM ACLU Files Lawsuit Over Redacted Information

Albuquerque, NM – The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico is suing Secretary of State Diana Duran. The ACLU believes she violated the state Information and Public Records Act by concealing documents that are usually considered public information.

Last March, the ACLU requested voting records to verify Duran's allegations that undocumented immigrants had voted in New Mexico elections. Copies of the records were heavily redacted by Duran's office before they were turned over to the ACLU. Duran cited executive privilege.

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KUNM Local
8:14 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

Navajo Leaders Use Traditions To Combat Suicide

Tohatchi, NM – Most New Mexico counties are seeing fewer youth suicides and young people are using less alcohol and drugs.

But, according to a youth risk behavior study, in McKinley and San Juan counties, the numbers are increasing. Navajo students are some of the young people most at risk, but Native American educators want to address the issue in traditional ways.

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KUNM Local
6:46 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

Police Conduct Juarez Raid For Victims of Human Trafficking

Albuquerque, New Mexico –

Police in the Mexican border city of Juarez conducted a massive raid in search of missing people and victims of human trafficking. From the Changing America Desk, Monica Ortiz Uribe reports it's the largest such raid in recent history.

Fronteras Changing America Desk

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KUNM Local
1:31 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

StoryCorps Historias: A Green Future

Albuquerque, New Mexico –

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KUNM Local
10:44 am
Tue July 26, 2011

ACLU Sues Secretary of State's Office

Albuquerque, New Mexico –

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico is suing Secretary of State Diana Duran. The ACLU believes she violated the state Information and Public Records Act by concealing documents that are usually considered public information.

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KUNM Local
6:46 pm
Mon July 25, 2011

Wildlife Suffer After Record-Setting Arizona Wildfire

Albuquerque, New Mexico –

The damage from the worst wildfire in Arizona history is pushing more wildlife toward areas with people. The Wallow Fire burned more than 538-thousand acres in eastern Arizona. Paul Atkinson reports for the Fronteras Changing America Desk on what people can expect next after the devastation of prime animal habitats.

Fronteras Changing America Desk

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KUNM Local
4:02 pm
Mon July 25, 2011

Drop Out Feature

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. Here are some voices of young New Mexicans and the Oye Conference, that's Organizing Youth Engagement, at the University of New Mexico last month.

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10:31 am
Sun July 24, 2011

La Guitarra en el Tango

Mon. 8/1 at 930pm: Argentinian guitarist Sabino Iturbe joins us live in studio, as we play Tango music with more guitar than ever!

Host: Cristina Baccin

Slideshow photo: painting by Roxana Carmuega, at eltangoquenosgusta.blogspot.com

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11:34 am
Sat July 23, 2011

Midnight at the Electric Church

Sun. 7/31 at midnight: Presenting a special set of music from Fleetwood Mac, featuring the Peter Green years. Tune in for rare and deep tracks from one of the great British blues/rock bands from the late 1960's!

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KUNM Local
1:13 pm
Fri July 22, 2011

Business Report: Restaurants Hungry For High Tech

Albuquerque, NM – In this week's Business Report on KUNM, Megan Kamerick from the New Mexico Business Weekly tells us how some Albuquerque restaurants are using iPads to take orders from customers. We'll also look at a rate hike request on the table in Santa Fe right now for Public Service Company of New Mexico, PNM.

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KUNM Local
12:37 pm
Fri July 22, 2011

NM Nurse Returns From World's Largest Refugee Camp

Albuquerque, NM – Nenna Arnold is an Albuquerque nurse who has been deployed several times by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders. She recently returned from the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. Arnold spoke about her experiences and medical needs in the camp with KUNM

Here are some links to NPR coverage of the Dadaab refugee camp:

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MUSIC
2:08 pm
Thu July 21, 2011

Re-Freshed

Vision Broadcast

Thurs. 7/28 at 10pm: After a month away, DJ VisionBroadcast returns to bring you a fantastic night of Fresh music! Hour 1 is new music fireworks, hour 2 features the music of Norway's Royksopp, and hour 3, several songs from Colombian artists and other favorites. Don't miss it.

Slideshow image: Royksopp

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KUNM Local
8:45 pm
Wed July 20, 2011

Negotiations Continue Between Hospital Managers and Union

Albuquerque, NM – Contract negotiations between Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center and it's employees broke down again today.

The hospital's spokesperson, Alturo Delgado, told the Santa Fe Reporter that they brought in a federal mediator because time was running out and no progress was being made.

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KUNM Local
12:58 pm
Wed July 20, 2011

Men Accused of Branding a Swastika Enter Plea Agreements

Albuquerque, New Mexico –

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Blues
12:24 pm
Wed July 20, 2011

Debt Ceiling Blues

Wed. 7/27 at 7pm: Plus Soul Kitchen, featuring Hillary Smith (sometimes called New Mexico's Aretha Franklin), is joining host Mary Oishi LIVE in the studio. In the last hour, get a taste of some of the best new releases.

More about Hillary Smith

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KUNM Local
6:47 pm
Tue July 19, 2011

Medicaid Cuts Would Hurt Minorities Most

Albuquerque, New Mexico –

Families covered by Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program-or CHIP-are concerned about potential cuts currently up for debate in Washington. As Laurel Morales reports from the Fronteras Changing America Desk, a significant portion of minority communities are at risk of losing health coverage.

Fronteras Changing America Desk

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