If you’ve ever wanted to know details about the issues that interest various members of Congress, including their voting past or who they work with –there’s a new tool available. Called Quorum Analytics, the new data service was founded by Alex Wirth and Jonathan Marks. Wirth is no stranger to politics – nor to the difficulties of working through the legislative process. The son of Senator Peter Wirth, Alex, a Harvard University senior, has seen how information is power. By creating a highly functional and easily searchable database that aggregates bills, votes, news releases or floor statements, his company may soon be as powerful a player as the legislators themselves.

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New Mexico ranks among the worst in the nation for cases of domestic violence. Among the difficulties domestic abuse organizations face is determining effective offender treatments, protecting victims and training law enforcement officials on how to identify the main offender in a domestic violence situation. Alicia Chavez works for the New Mexico Coalition against Domestic Violence. She describes in more detail the bills that group is supporting this session.

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The recent death of Argentine Special Terrorism Prosecutor Alberto Nisman, which some have called a suicide and others a murder, is just the latest mystery in a chain that began 20 years ago, in 1994, with the worst terrorist attack in Argentine history.  Buenos Aires investigative reporter Joe Goldman told Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, that all the government investigations of the bombing of the Argentine Israeli Friendship Center, AMIA, including Prosecutor Nisman's, have been deeply and suspiciously flawed.

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Kate Powell brings you local news at noon. 

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Friday morning's top news stories from KSFR.

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