This week, a new 5-nation African army is being formed to confront the threat of the Islamist terror group Boko Haram. For it to function, Associated Press Nigeria Bureau Chief Michelle Faul told Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, a lot of rivalries among the states involved-- Chad, Niger, Cameroon, Benin and Nigeria, must be overcome, especially to overcome an enemy as fierce as Boko Haram, which has killed or kidnapped thousands of Nigeria men, women and children over the last 5 years.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:31pm MDT

Local news At Noon hosted by Tom Trowbridge and Zelie Pollon

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 12:33pm MDT

Ethics and transparency are essential aspects of the democratic process. But New Mexico is once again falling down. In a new Legislative Guide, New Mexico In Depth Director Trip Jennings and several contributors explore the state's political transparency levels and make some strong suggestions for improvement.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 12:06pm MDT

With the start of tax-filing season just eight days away, the New Mexico State Forestry Division wants to raise awareness for its Re-Leaf program, a tree-planting initiative funded in large part by private donations made on State Tax return forms. KSFR's Kate Powell talked to Dan Ware, State Forestry Division Outreach Program Manager, about the impact of the ReLeaf program. 
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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 11:49am MDT

On Monday, the New Mexico Court of Appeals will hear a precedent setting case as to whether the state has the responsibility to protect the air, as a trustee of our natural resources. This so called Atmospheric Trust litigation is based on the public trust doctrine and will be heard next Tuesday, January 27th.
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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 11:46am MDT

On Tuesday a federal judge overturned Mora County’s ordinance banning oil and natural gas drilling. District Judge James Browning’s 199 page order declared the County’s ordinance invalid.  Attorney Jeffery Haas has been representing Mora County and some of the interveners in the case. We hear more from him about the Judge’s ruling.
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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 11:41am MDT

Friday morning's top news stories from KSFR.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:28am MDT