KSFR's Jeremy Zeilik brings you local news at noon. 

Jeremy is a University of New Mexico student who has volunteered diligently at KSFR this summer. Today was the last day of his internship. We at KSFR News salute Jeremy and wish him an excellent second year at UNM. 

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

As you heard during the local news segment earlier, a spill of contaminated water from a Colorado mine has been released into the Animas river, and officials say it could create drinking water shortages in communities in the San Juan Basin. KSFR’s Kate Powell has details. 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:35pm MDT

We Americans are addicted to our credit and debit cards.  So what’s the difference?  A credit card is essentially a loan to the cardholder that allows you buy things now and pay later.  A debit card lets you make purchases by electronically accessing the money in your checking or savings account.  In her third segment of a series of reports on consumer protection, reporter Mary Lou Cooper gets a crash course in Plastic 101 from the New Mexico Attorney General’s office.

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

The Republican-led Congressional harangue against the nuclear weapons agreement negotiated between Iran and the US and 5 allies has, to put it mildly, accentuated the negative. But Dalia Dassa Kaye, the director of the RAND Corporation's Mideast Policy Center told KSFR'S Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, the agreement actually imposes several severe limits on Iran.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:32pm MDT

Friday morning's top news stories from KSFR.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am MDT