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KSFR's Nancy Stapp brings you local news at noon. 

Direct download: 062416-37057_NEWS_12pm__Newscast.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 12:52pm MDT

A report published by the Associated Press just over a week before the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting, stated that more than 27-hundred police and sheriff’s departments nationwide have failed to submit hate crime reports to federal officials between 2009 and 2014. That number includes 45% of all New Mexico police and sheriff’s departments.

Hate crime legislation has been on the books in New Mexico since 2003, in the form of an additional penalty at sentencing of up to a year in prison, if prosecutors can present convincing evidence that a crime was motivated by hate.

I talked to Amber Royster, executive director of the LGBTQ advocacy organization Equality New Mexico, about the issue of hate crimes, particularly those committed against LGBTQ people. I asked Amber if she believes hate crimes are taken seriously by law enforcement in our state.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 12:52pm MDT

During a year when many amazing musicians have passed away, Prince stands as one of the most staggering of losses. KSFR correspondent Jeremy Zeilik spoke to one of the musicians putting on a tribute to the legendary musician this Saturday in the Railyard.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 12:51pm MDT

In the battle against ISIS in Northern Iraq, America's most effective allies on the ground have been Kurdish fighters. Pulitzer Prize winning foreign correspondent Roy Gutman has recently been to the front lines. He told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE that the Kurds bring some strong pluses to the American cause, but they have some minuses, too. 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 12:50pm MDT

KSFR's Nancy Stapp brings you local news at noon. 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:18pm MDT

House Democrats have ended their sit-in to protest, over their desire for a vote on two gun control measures in the House of Representatives. Their protest lasted more than 24 hours, in an effort to force a vote.  Earlier this morning, KSFR News spoke with Representative Ben Ray Lujan about the sit-in.

Direct download: 37031_NEWS_SitIn.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:18pm MDT

The National New Deal Preservation Association wants you to meet the descendants of the creators of the programs. KSFR correspondent Jeremy Zeilik met with executive director Kathryn Flynn and board member Christopher Brieseth to talk about the event and current effects of the New Deal.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:17pm MDT

In today’s Storycorps segment from the Embudo Valley, we meet a long time Mayordomo, or ditch master.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:13pm MDT

KSFR's Nancy Stapp brings you local news at noon. 

Direct download: 062216-37057_NEWS_12pm__Newscast.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:34pm MDT

Aww. Summer. Think vacation. Camping. Swimming. And the kids hanging around the house all day complaining they have nothing to do. Well, it’s the city of Santa Fe to the rescue. Along with the state Cultural Department, the city has launched what it calls a “Cultural Passport” program. Children and teenagers  ages 3 to 18 can get free passes to about 40 cultural venues and events around the city and win prizes while they are at it. KSFR’s Dennis Carroll talked with Mayor Javier Gonzales about the program, which also involves moms and dads.

Direct download: 37031_NEWS_MayorCulturalPassport.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:34pm MDT