KSFR News

On this week's edition of Equal Time, host Martha Burk contemplates a less-discussed, but no less serious defect of the Oscar-nominated film Selma: its minimization of Corretta Scott King's role in the Civil Rights Movement. 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:38pm MDT

What proponents of an escalation in arms supplies call "the Ukrainian military" is, in fact, far from a single, unified entity.  It consists of a badly-trained, badly equipped National Army and perhaps a dozen autonomous "volunteer" battalions who are supposed to report, not to the military chain of command, but to the Interior Ministry.   Kiev-based journalist Maxim Eristavi told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, it's not clear where these units get their orders from, but he says, their ability to work together and Russian-backed secessionist forces is improving.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:33pm MDT

Although gas prices have risen slightly, they've taken a big dip in the last six months.  For northern New Mexico, that price drop has affected not only the state, but a wide array of individuals and agencies. KSFR's John Calef takes a closer look at the impact.

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

A recent investigation by New Mexico InDepth uncovered that five of the six Senators who opposed capping the interest rates on some loans accepted thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from the loan industry. I spoke with New Mexico In Depth Director Trip Jennings about the research and why these storefront lenders hold such sway over our politicians.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:23pm MDT

KSFR's Kate Powell brings you local news at noon. 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:19pm MDT

Friday morning's top news stories from KSFR.

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

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