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

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:39pm MDT

We’ve been talking to Miranda Viscoli, co-president of New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence. Her organization has launched a petition asking Governor Susana Martinez to support Miguel Garcia’s House Bill 51 to close the gun show loophole. You can access that petition by visiting their Facebook page—just type  “New Mexicans To Prevent Gun Violence” in Facebook’s search bar.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:38pm MDT

In 2012, growing marijuana for personal use became legal in Colorado. In 2013, laws were passed allowing the first recreational cannabis dispensaries to open. Some, in Colorado’s legislature and beyond, were concerned the move to legalize would create chaos throughout the state, and would encourage teens to use more marijuana. Three years later, as lobbyist and former police detective Howard Wooldridge told Mary-Charlotte on KSFR’s Radio Café, the statistics show this hasn’t been the case. Wooldridge says that might point to the ineffectiveness of prohibiting marijuana and other substances.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:56pm MDT

Last year's academy award winning director Alejandro González Iñárritu returns this year with his next Oscar bid, The Revenant. KSFR correspondent Jeremy Zeilik brings you his review of this wintry western. 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:50pm MDT