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The state is in a deep budget hole. Sandra Fish of New Mexico In Depth describes the impasse dividing state legislators from the governor, who has pledged no tax increases.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:16pm MDT

Mary Lou Cooper interviews a very special guest today: Actor Alan Alda. He's been at UNM Health Sciences Center teaching medical staff and scientists how to communicate better. Dr. Richard Larson of UNM's Health Sciences Center says this is just the beginning of HSC's commitment to making docs better communicators with training.

Direct download: 37033_News_CooperAlda825.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:11pm MDT

New Mexico’s funding of public education is insufficient. KSFR’s Dennis Carroll attended a community forum of the Interfaith Coalition for Public Education, where what to do about it was the subject.

Direct download: 37031_News_EdForum825.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:07pm MDT

Co-Producers Jack Loeffler and Enrique la Madrid have brought the Nuestra Musica concert to the Lensic for the past 16 years.

The musicians come from all over northern New Mexico and specifically from villages along the High Road to Taos.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:36am MDT

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 8:13pm MDT

Methane pollution is a climate-changing side effect of oil and gas. NASA has identified that the highest concentration of methane in the US is centered in a hot spot over San Juan Basin in northern New Mexico. Now NASA has released a new study definitively identifying the source of that pollution: Leaky oil and gas wells. I spoke to Jon Goldstien of Environmental Defense Fund for more.

Direct download: 37031_News_Methane823.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:41pm MDT

Dr. Bill Thomas explains the way that common understandings of aging are actually misunderstandings about core aspects of what makes life fulfilling.


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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:39pm MDT

Dr. Bill Thomas had an Aha moment in his youth and he has since become a key researcher on gerontology or old age. Dr. Thomas’s ideas are changing the way American nursing homes care for the elderly. He talks to Dave Marash of KSFR’s Here and There on why improving care for elders is so important.

Direct download: 37033_News_Marash-Thomas822.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:36pm MDT

Former New Mexico governor and Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson held a home state rally this weekend in ABQ. A crowd of hundreds gathered at the Albuquerque Convention Center. KSFR’s Joe Gallegos was there.

Direct download: 37032_News_GaryJohnson822.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:30pm MDT

The Indigenous Fine Art Market or IFAM launched three years ago. As a new market occurring during Santa Fe’s Indian Market week it has focused on emerging and nontraditional Native American artists. IFAM  founder and director is John Torres Nez who had previously worked for SWAIA -- the organization behind Indian Market. This year IFAM was scheduled to have a three day at the Santa Fe Railyard Park—including Saturday. But IFAM organizers had to shutter the fair after just two days, after Railyard officials discovered a snag.

Direct download: 37031_News_IFAM822.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:10pm MDT