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Nigeria has postponed its Presidential elections for six weeks, till the end of March.  It did so against the strongly-expressed advice of Secretary of State John Kerry, but the key facts, the State Department’s second-ranking diplomat for African Affairs, Ambassador Robert Jackson told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, are that the show must go on, and that the choices, between a somewhat ineffectual incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan and a former Army General, and some say, human rights abuser Muhammadou Buhari, are the choices.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:32pm MDT

KSFR's Daniel DeFrancesco takes a look at rule-breakers of two very different magnitudes on this week's edition of The Sporting Life. 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:31pm MDT

Two bills under consideration at the State Capitol seek to tackle problems related to New Mexico’s public schools and their administration.  One bill, sponsored by Rio Rancho Rep. Craig Brandt, is a measure that calls for revoking driver’s licenses for students who are habitually truant has unanimously cleared the Senate Education Committee. Another, from freshman senator Javier Martinez, would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in school board elections. KSFR's Tom Trowbridge has the story. 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:12pm MDT

For the fifth time in as many years, state lawmakers on Monday debated whether to confirm Governor Susana Martinez’s choice as leader of New Mexico’s Public Education Department. As KSFR’s Deborah Martinez reports, this time, the full Senate voted, and Hannah Skandera was confirmed 2219, after a close committee vote earlier in the day.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:08pm MDT

KSFR's Abigail Adler brings you local news at noon. 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:07pm MDT

Tuesday morning's top news stories from KSFR.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:27am MDT

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