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Native Survivors Of Foster Care Return Home

Oct 27, 2011

Part 3 of a three-part investigation

Dwayne Stenstrom is a professor of American history. His office is lined with towers of obscure books and poetry on the walls. There's even a copy of the Declaration of Independence in a binder.

He teaches this document like many other professors, beginning with, "We hold these truths to be self evident." But he stops on another phrase — "the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian savages."

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Four months after the official public comment period ended, Grand Canyon officials are still waiting for the Navajo Nation to comment about flight noise.

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The country’s largest solar power company announced its CEO is stepping down.

An unnamed actress is suing Amazon for more than a million dollars for revealing her age on the Amazon-owned Internet Movie Database, or IMDB. The lawsuit says the actress is many years older than she looks, and that being "perceived to be over the hill" will hurt her career.

Business News

Oct 26, 2011


RENEE MONTAGNE, host: NPR's business news starts with the government's insider trading probe.


MONTAGNE: Federal prosecutors are set to file criminal charges today against a prominent business executive. Rajat Gupta was head of the consulting firm MacKenzie and a board member of Goldman Sachs.

How And Who Does New Refinancing Rule Help?

Oct 26, 2011



One of the biggest drags on the economy is the poor housing market. Low mortgage rates should make it easy for homeowners to refinance and save money, but many people don't qualify, so they're stuck making payments on homes that are worth less than the loan.


Savory Cotton Candy Wins Caesar Salad Award

Oct 25, 2011

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Good morning. I'm Ari Shapiro.

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Each week we catch up on business news from around the state. KUNM's Elaine Baumgartel spoke with Megan Kamerick, Senior Reporter with the New Mexico Business Weekly.

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We really try to keep the pledge drive interesting!  We're celebrating our 45th anniversary at KUNM this year and KUNM's Elaine Baumgartel (news) and Linda Rodeck (underwriting) jammed on Morning Edition Tuesday to hits from 1966, KUNM's first year on the air.   Maybe that will encourage you to pledge your support to New Mexico's Community Powered Public Radio!  


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One of the largest tracts of undeveloped land in Albuquerque’s South Valley is set to become a National Wildlife Refuge, one of few to be located in an urban area.  

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Fights over drawing new political districts are heating up in several states. In Nevada, the redistricting issue is in the courts. As Jude Joffe-Block reports for the Fronteras Changing America Desk, a state district judge has appointed three citizens to draft the district maps.

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Over the weekend, California Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills important to undocumented immigrants. The bills are also expected to impact the state's economy. From our Fronteras Changing America Desk, Ruxandra Guidi has our story.

Maquiladora Series: Poor Working Conditions

Oct 12, 2011
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Foreign-owned manufacturing factories along the border in Mexico have been hailed as an economic blessing. But there’s another side to that story.

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Each week we take a look at business news from around the state.  KUNM’s Elaine Baumgartel checked in with Megan Kamerick, Senior Reporter for the New Mexico Business Weekly.



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As Las Vegas Nevada grew in recent years, so too did its Jewish population. But that can lead to problems during the High Holy Days.