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

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New Mexico this year ranks number one for child poverty in the nation, and is ahead of only Mississippi in overall child well-being. KSFR’s Kate Powell spoke with Dr. Veronica Garcia about the latest Kids Count report, which is released each year on the first day of the legislative session.

Dr. Veronica Garcia raises two issues KSFR News covered in 2015: child poverty and predatory lending. To hear Deborah Martinez's three-part series on child hunger, Click Here. To listen to Dave Marash's report on predatory lenders in New Mexico, Click Here. 

In light of New Mexico's dismal record on child well-being, Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich today called on the legislature to put a Constitutional Amendment on the ballot to improve the well-being of children in the state.

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One might title this story A Tale of Two Malls. For one, some are saying, “There goes the neighborhood.”  For the other it’s more, “Happy Days are Here Again.”  KSFR’s Dennis Carroll has this report on the great merchant migration from the Sanbusco shopping center to DeVargas mall.

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A week after his death many are still reeling from the loss of rock icon David Bowie. In his honor the Jean Cocteau Cinema put on a show. KSFR correspondent Jeremy Zeilik has an inside look into the movie and fundraiser celebrating the artist's life.

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In this edition of The Sporting Life, host Dan DeFrancesco discusses the approach of Superbowl 50, the first iteration of the big game without roman numerals in its name. 

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