Counterspin
10:58 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Nazgol Ghandnoosh on Criminal Justice Racism, Stephanie Simon on Pearson

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Tues. 03/03 8:30a: FBI director James Comey received praise for saying that police officers should recognize their own racial biases. But a new report says eliminating racism in criminal justice is about more than what's in a cop's mind. We'll speak with the report's author, Nazgol Ghandnoosh of the Sentencing Project.

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Native America Calling
10:52 am
Mon March 2, 2015

In Moderation

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Thurs. 03/05 11a: Have you ever gone online to look up something and then realized three hours later that you were still surfing? What about when your plan to eat one cookie turns into half the bag? We all know that some foods, screen time and even alcohol should be consumed in moderation. In fact it seems the mantra of weight loss industry is “do it in moderation.” But what exactly does moderation mean? These days, it’s easy to get too much of just about anything. Do you struggle to balance healthy choices and indulgences?

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Native America Calling
10:48 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Native Women And HIV/AIDS

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Wed. 03/04 11a: Native American women are victims of sexual assault at higher rates than other women in the country. Does that puts them at risk for being infected with HIV? Today we talk about the current rates of HIV infection among Native women and efforts to prevent future infections. When Native women are dealing with HIV and AIDS, how does that impact our communities?

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Native America Calling
10:39 am
Mon March 2, 2015

March Current Events

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Tues. 03/03 11a: The month of March brings a time change, St. Patrick’s Day and the National Reservation Economic Summit in Las Vegas Nevada. Join us for our monthly current events show where we feature events held in the month of March. Join us as we check in on the 40th Annual Northwest Indian Youth Conference in Fort Hall Idaho. The Aboriginal Music Week in Winnipeg, Canada is scheduled this month and Education for Parents of Indian Children with Special Needs hosts a conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Native America Calling
10:32 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Strong Natives, Strong Muscles

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Mon. 03/02 11a: There are many ways to be a strong Native American. One is to have muscles that can lift a 200-pound bar bell and hold a plank position for two minutes. Today we talk about muscles and physical strength. We will learn what’s best for our muscles, what foods fuel them and which routines and workouts are best for certain body types.

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Monday News Roundup
4:51 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Headlines: Regulating Tattoo Artists, Student Testing Walkouts...

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Senate Passes Bill To Create State Board For Tattoo Artists - The Associated Press and Santa Fe New Mexican

Legislation that would create a state board to regulate New Mexico tattoo and piercing artists has received overwhelming approval from the Senate.

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that the Senate voted Friday 39-1 in favor of the bill that proposes a five-member Board of Body Art Practitioners.

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Local News
8:25 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Headlines: Winter Weather Hits Hard, Late-Term Abortion Ban Advances...

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Ice, Snow Cover Some New Mexico Roads After StormsThe Associated Press 

Officials were warning motorists about difficult driving conditions Saturday morning along some New Mexico roadways as a result of stormy winter weather.

Late Friday, Albuquerque police cautioned people about doing any driving because of treacherous conditions that caused numerous traffic accidents.

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Local News
7:59 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Nonprofits Cut Services In Arizona While Expanding Into New Mexico

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Another Arizona-based behavioral health provider is planning to shut down operations in New Mexico. La Frontera is one of five nonprofits that took over for local providers accused of fraud. Turquoise Health and Wellness announced earlier this year they would close their New Mexico offices on April 1st.

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Local News
12:45 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Advocates Celebrate FCC Net Neutrality Decision

People cheered during a watch party in Albuquerque on Thursday when the FCC approved new net neutrality rules.
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Local advocates of net neutrality are celebrating a victory. The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to change the way Internet service providers (ISPs) are regulated.

Neza Leal works with the Media Literacy Project in Albuquerque. He says the FCC’s vote to reclassify Internet service providers as public utilities is appropriate considering how Internet infrastructure works.

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