KSFR's John Calef brings you local news at noon. 

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This week at the Genoveva Chavez community center hundreds of teens were gathered to discuss issues impacting young people. They focused on issues brought up in a survey sent to students around the city.  At a press conference before the summit began, Mayor Javier Gonzales convened a group of department heads, school officials and student leaders. The Mayor complimented Santa fe school superintendent Dr Joel Boyd, for his work improving the quality of schools, but the mayor reiterated that much of a child’s learning comes outside of school time.

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Earlier this week we heard from Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham about her fight to promote legislation that ends gun violence. Today we hear about ongoing efforts being made by organizations trying to prevent gun violence here in New Mexico.

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Hundreds of former Cuban international medical workers are stranded in Colombia, waiting for visas to the United States, promised under the Cuban Medical Personnel Program, which has lured medical personnel away from Cuba since 2006.  For months, Cuban applicants in Colombia have seen their visas applications stalled.  Al Jazeera America correspondent Sheila MacVicar told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, she went to the US Embassy in Bogota to ask what was causing the problem.

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Friday morning's top news stories from KSFR's Tom Trowbridge.

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KSFR's John Calef brings you local news at noon. 

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The Santa Fe City Council voted last night to deny a proposed senior living center on Old Pecos Trail. Mayor Javier Gonzales again cast the deciding vote in this matter, granting an appeal by the South East Neighborhood Association, or SENA, who have opposed MorningStar's development plan. KSFR's Kate Powell takes us inside last night's City Council Meeting. 

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In Washington, the U-S Senate recently defeated an effort that would have put the clamp down on communities that offer themselves as “sanctuaries.” KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge has the story:

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More than 157 million Americans will celebrate Halloween this year.  We’ll spend almost seven billion dollars on decorations, candy, costumes and such.  More than 60 percent of us will hand out candy, and more than 40 percent of us will decorate our yards, dress in costumes and carve pumpkins.  That’s according to the National Retail Federation.   For kids especially, it’s that magical time of the year when ghosts and goblins rule the day…and night.  KSFR’s Mary Lou Cooper brings us some tips to make this Halloween a safe, as well as enjoyable holiday.  

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Thursday morning's top news stories from KSFR's Tom Trowbridge.

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KSFR's John Calef brings you local news at noon. 

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After yet another mass shooting at a US college earlier this month, politicians took to the airwaves to say enough is enough. Among those was our own Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham who came out with a strong statement in support of gun control legislation – if not at a federal level then here in New Mexico.

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Congolese activist Neema Namadamu is back in Santa Fe and will give a talk tonight about her ongoing work getting girls educated in Africa. Her most recent work includes making sure a girl’s monthly menstrual cycle isn’t a barrier to attending school.

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When the NBA player Thabo Sefolosha was arrested and beaten and injured by officers of the New York City Police Department, it got little media coverage.  News editors apparently assumed it was just another NBA police blotter story. Not so.  Sefolosha was offered a sweet plea bargain.  He turned it down, and proved his innocence at trial, and now is poised to sue the NYPD and eight police officers.

Reporter Terrance Ross, who covered the case for the Guardian.com, told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE & THERE, almost everything Sefolosha did after his arrest seemed counter-intuitive.

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Wednesday morning's top news stories from KSFR's Tom Trowbridge.

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Friday morning's top news stories from KSFR's Tom Trowbridge.

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

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In January of this year, the US Fish and Wildlife Service listed the Mexican gray wolf an endangered species.  In doing so, the agency sought to revive the population that had dwindled to just a few animals left in the wildlands of the southwest.  On its website, the service notes, “Once common throughout portions of the southwestern US, the Mexican wolf was all but eliminated from the wild by the 1970s, when it began efforts to conserve the species.

The Wildlife Service also put the authority to issue permits to add more wolves to forest service land in the hands of states.  But recently New Mexico’s Game Commission denied environmentalists’ requests to re-introduce 10 animals.  This week the federal agency said it was going ahead with plans for that release anyway early next year in the Gila National Forest, and that move has the state contemplating a lawsuit; and ranchers who see the wolf as a threat to their livestock are up in arms.  The Santa Fe New Mexican notes the state and federal governments had been working on the recovery program together until that relationship broke down when Governor Susana Martinez was elected.

You'll have to wait until at least New Year's Eve 2016 to see a giant chile drop at the stroke of midnight. Santa Fe officials tell the Albuquerque Journal that there's not enough time to design and build the giant chile for this New Year's Eve. It's designed as a spicy alternative to New York City's annual ball drop in Times Square.

Santa Fe Weather, today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms possible through tomorrow. We’ll see some sun, though, and a high near 62. Winds won’t be as gusty as they were lastnight, but breezes are expected this afternoon. TonightIsolated showers under mostly cloudy skies - the low around 44.

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

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This Friday at the Lensic theatre, as part of the Independent Film Festival is the much awaited feature The Seventh Fire, a film about a Native American gang leader on a remote Minnesota reservation. On KSFR's new program Through Our Eyes, host Eric Davis spoke with the producers of the film, Jack Pettibone Ricibonno and Shane Slattery-Quintanilla. Rob Brown,The gang leader whose life is documented in the film, also joined the conversation by phone. Davis begins by asking producer Ricibonno how the film with support by Terrence Malick and executive produced by Natalie Portman came together.

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Tonight as part of the Independent film festival will be a series of short films, one of which takes a modern day look at honor killings – that’s the killing of young people - usually women between the ages of 15 and 25 - to cleanse any perceived shame to their families.

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Grandparents raising grandchildren is a growing phenomenon, nationally and here in New Mexico.  In Rio Arriba County, 60 percent of children under age 6 are in the care of grandparents. On Friday, October 16, a statewide conference on this topic will take place at the Santa Fe Convention Center.  Reporter Mary Lou Cooper talks with a conference organizer to learn more.

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When 43 college students were disappeared in Northern Guerrero state of Mexico in September 2014, the crime got immediate global attention.  But a recent investigation lead by reporter Chris Sherman of the Associated Press has found, over the past year, in the same area, at least 292 more people have gone missing.  They are, Chris told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE what he calls "The Other Disappeared."

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

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Conventional wisdom has it that boys are boys and girls are girls because of the ways their brains work.  In other words, they are hard-wired to behave in certain gender-specific ways, and their talents as well as their shortcomings are built in from birth.  Psychologist and author Cordelia Fine will challenge that conventional wisdom at a Santa Fe Institute Community Lecture tonight at 7:30 at the James A. Little Theater.  Alan Dee spoke with her to get a preview of the presentation. 

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In our feature report, KSFR reporter Mary Lou Cooper takes a look at why so many grandparents are raising grandkids these days.  She turns to AARP, the nation’s largest advocate for older Americans, to find out about the issues these grandmas and grandpas face and the resources available to help them out.

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In the second part of his HERE AND THERE series, Living While Black in Eastern Europe,  journalist Damaso Reyes told KSFR's Dave Marash, citizens of color in Germany, the old West and especially the old East, face a culture and national identity shaped by racism. 

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The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival kicks off this Wednesday. Now in its seventh year, it’s grown from a small fringe festival with a focus on independent film to become the biggest cinema event for hundreds of miles in every direction. KSFR’s Kate Powell sat down with Executive Director Jacques Paisner and his sister, Festival Director Lisette Paisner. Kate brings us this report.

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Most of the mixed-race citizens of what was West Germany are descendants of African-American soldiers, who came to Germany as conquerors or occupiers during and after World War 2. But as photo-journalist Damaso Reyes told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, that military role had little effect on how they were accepted or rejected by White German society.

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In this edition of Medical Insights, Dr. Erica Elliott talks about something people tend to be divided on: the flu shot. 

The views expressed in this segment are those of Dr. Elliott, and are not intended to diagnose or treat illness. To read more of her views on controversial topics in medicine go to her websitewwwericaelliottmd.com and subscribe to her blog.

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In today's edition of The Sporting Life, host Daniel DeFrancesco takes a look at the MLB Playoffs. 

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

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As KSFR News has been reporting today, Albuquerque City Councilors voted Wednesday to abolish Columbus Day. Now…fear not, Duke City listeners: your federal holiday hasn't been cancelled. It's just been replaced with an observance of the people who were here long before Columbus ever made land in the New World, and who are still here today. 

KSFR's Kate Powell caught up with Melanie Yazzie, co-founder of The Red Nation, an Albuquerque organization instrumental in obtaining Wednesday's City Council vote.

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 A new fence on the border between the U-S and Mexico is going up today. As KSFR’s Ellen Berkovitch reports, the fence is a temporary one--and a contemporary one.

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There are a lot of magical, memorable moments in American film and many memorable performers and performances. One star of the silver screen whose appeal has stood the test of time is actor, singer and dancer Gene Kelly. A performance at the Lensic Theater on Saturday shines a spotlight on the legendary performer.  Alan Dee talked with Kelly’s widow, Patricia Ward Kelly, who presents the event in Santa Fe.

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Gun control has been the topic of discussion since last week’s mass shooting at an Oregon Community College. Today, it’s part of Martha Burk’s Equal Time Minute on KSFR.

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

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Somos Un Pueblo Unido Turns Twenty this year. We speak to two of its founders Maria Christina Lopez and Marcela Diaz about some of the organization's history and upcoming events, including an anniversary gala featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning author Sonia Nazario.

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You may have heard the Santa Fe Metropolitan Planning Organization is considering a proposal for a bike-sharing program. You might be surprised to hear that local bicycle transportation activists aren't keen on the idea. 

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When the Board Chair of the Santa Fe Council on International Relations Art McHaffie helped plan a group trip to Turkey he had no way of knowing that, as he told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, he would be leading his group into what was virtually a war zone.

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Thursday morning's top New Mexico news stories from KSFR's Tom Trowbridge.

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KSFR's John Calef brings you local news at noon. 

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When District Court Judge Glenn Ellington released Secretary of State Dianna Duran on her own recognizance last month, pending her next court appearance, he told her to stay out of gambling casinos.  The fraud and embezzlement charges against Duran involving campaign funds show visits to almost every casino in New Mexico over several years.  Duran has pleaded not guilty to each of the dozens of counts, and she hasn’t said she has a gambling problem.  As KSFR’s Deborah Martinez reports, gambling, like other addictions, can ruin lives, but resources are available for those who reach out for help.

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Most of us take great pleasure in walking around our city.  For some residents a simple 'walk' can be a difficult ordeal.  Here with the story is KSFR reporter Charles Maynard.


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When President Obama announced his "surge" in American forces in Afghanistan at the end of 2009, he made 2 big mistakes, former CIA Afghanistan station chief Robert Grenier told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE: he committed too few troops, for too short a period, to have a realistic chance at success.

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Wednesday morning't top news stories from KSFR's Tom Trowbridge.

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KSFR's John Calef brings you local news at noon. 

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Reel Fathers, now seven years strong, is a local organization focusing on empowering fathers to be involved in their families as active co-parents, as well as supporting youth in understanding their relationships with their fathers, through storytelling. Reel is spelled R-E-E-L, like a film reel, because the organization primarily uses video and film to catalyze dialogue among fathers and families. And the leaders of Reel Fathers have joined forces with the United Way's new Early Learning Center to bring Santa Fe a special new program. Reel Fathers director Deborah Bolt and program facilitator Roberto Aponte sat down with Elsa on a recent edition of KSFR's Nuestra America. They said the power of Reel Fathers lies not only in the relationships between fathers and their children, but also in the way that fathers of young children learn from each other. 

To sign up for Fathers In Focus, Deborah Bolt says you can call the Early Learning Center at 505-819-5484, or stop by the program's kickoff event at 3164 Agua Fria Street tonight, Tuesday the 6th, at 5:10 PM. 

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As part of KSFR's series on consumer protection, we took a look at the do's and don'ts for consumers who are thinking about buying a used car. Mary Lou Cooper brings us the story.

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In this edition of Medical Insights, Dr. Erica Elliott talks about brain health and other causes for what may seem to be dementia.

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Tuesday's top news stories from KSFR's Tom Trowbridge.

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KSFR's John Calef brings you local news at noon. 

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New Energy Economy today filed with the New Mexico Supreme Court a Petition for a Writ of Mandamus requiring four Public Regulation Commissioners to be disqualified from any further participation in the Public Service Company of New Mexico’s (PNM’s) application for approval of its replacement power plan for San Juan Generating Station. We asked New Energy Economy Director Mariel Nanasi to explain more.

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The U-S Supreme Court’s new term, which began today, is widely expected to see Justices jump right back into high-profile constitutional battles like voting rights, affirmative action and the death penalty, as well as a new attack on public-sector labor unions. And the New York Times reports the Court may well agree to take up issues of abortion and contraception again, in cases that could further strip away reproductive rights.

Among the notable in its most recent session, the high court ruled that same-sex marriage is granted by the Constitution. It also decided the Environmental Protection Agency violated the Clean Air Act in a case on mercury emissions from power plans. The Court’s majority ruled the agency had failed to undertake a cost-benefit analysis in deciding whether to set limits on emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants from power plants. University of New Mexico Law Professor Cliff Villa thinks there will be a final rule to address mercury and other toxic air substances from the power plants under the clean air act, and that the EPA will provide the court-requested information.

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The controlled burn to thin out the national forest where part of Santa Fe’s water supply originates is being called a success, although smoke from it prompted numerous calls to the US Forest Service from concerned residents last week.  On Friday we brought you part one of a series on the fire lines and how a prescription burn is carried out.  That piece, by Deborah Martinez, is posted at ksfr.org. Today Deborah introduces us to two women in a field of male firefighting professionals, and how others are taking New Mexico’s fire management techniques to other, Spanish-speaking countries.

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Beirut’s performance included songs from earlier albums, as well as singles from the newly-released “No, No, No,” which is receiving widespread radio airplay. Condon, who’s 29, the band’s leader and composer, smiled broadly through the show. Early on in the concert, Condon acknowledged and thanked his parents who were standing at the foot of the stage.

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The arrival of autumn heralds the end of the MLB regular season. In this week's edition of The Sporting Life, host Dan DeFrancesco looks ahead to the playoffs. 

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Monday morning's top news stories from KSFR's Tom Trowbridge.

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This week’s announcement of the discovery of flowing water on Mars has thrilled space-lovers world-wide. And this discovery has a New Mexico connection. Roger Wiens leads a team at Los Alamos National Lab that developed ChemCam, an instrument aboard Curiosity that allows the rover to rapidly identify what Martian rocks and soil are made of. Roger and his team are hard at work on an even more powerful instrument, the SuperCam, to be installed on a rover that will be launched in 2020.

He took some time out this week to talk to KSFR about the discovery of water on the red planet, and the potential role of his work in answering the next big question about Mars: whether the planet is home to living organisms. 

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KSFR's John Calef brings you local news at noon. 

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That smoke Santa Fe and surrounding communities have been breathing is the residual effect of this week’s prescribed burn in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.  That’s where one-half dozen local and foreign firefighting teams are joining forces to thin the forest surrounding Santa Fe’s watershed.  KSFR’s Deborah Martinez was at the watershed during the second day of the prescribed burn operation that involved aircraft to reduce the chance of catastrophic fires.

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One of Santa Fe’s first Charter schools is celebrating 15 years this weekend with a party open to everyone. KSFR’s Zelie Pollon spoke with Monte Del Sol Charter School’s head learner as he’s called, Robert Jessen, to find out more.

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KSFR's John Calef brings you local news at noon. 

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With recent revelations that Volkswagen rigged its diesel cars to avoid accurate emissions testings, questions abound as to who knew what and for how long. What remains clear is that those who bought the vehicles thinking they were getting an environmentally clean car were completely duped. In a class action lawsuit filed this week attorneys are taking aim at the New Mexico car dealerships that sold the cars, saying they should have known the environmental claims were false. Attorney John Day with the firm Egolf, Ferlic and Day, explains the suit.

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"Dieselgate" is the term being used to describe the most recent news from the automotive sector of the business world these days.  As KSFR’s been reporting, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has accused Volkswagen of installing software on certain diesel fuel engine cars to circumvent federal emission standards.   The EPA says as a result, almost half a million U.S. autos may have emitted thousand tons of nitrogen oxides as a result of the devices. The emissions can have serious health effects, especially for children, the elderly and those who suffer from respiratory problems. And, the scandal has rocked V-W, the world’s second largest automaker, whose chief executive stepped down this week. 

KSFR reporter Mary Lou Cooper takes a look at some of the local implications of emissions-cheating devices on VW cars.

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Downtown Santa Fe will be getting a facelift of sorts when the Sanbusco Market, home to such institutions as Pranzo Italian restaurant, Kiote clothes, or Teca Tu, that store for animals with style – is taken over by the New Mexico School for the Arts. The Institute that helps fund the art school purchased the downtown market center recently. But administrators are eager for Santa Feans to know that no big changes will be occurring before the Christmas season comes to a close. NMSA Institute Board Chair Ned Bennett tells residents what to expect in the coming months.

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Thursday morning's top news stories from KSFR's Tom Trowbridge.

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