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Category:general -- posted at: 1:37pm MDT

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

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:24pm MDT

Yesterday we brought you part one of a story about an undocumented immigrant worker in Farmington who has been denied her state income tax rebates for years--due to a so-called "discrepancy" in the information she provided to the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department. That taxpayer is one of potentially thousands of immigrant taxpayers in New Mexico receiving menacing letters instead of rebates on their overpaid taxes. In Part Two, Kate Powell talks to immigrant advocates from MALDEF and Somos Un Pueblo Unido about the larger consequences of this TRD policy. 

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

Since police agencies need a search warrant to rummage through your file cabinets in your home or office, some say it should be made clear that they should be subject to the same restrictions when it comes to your personal electronic data. A bill introduced in the state Legislature this week would require just that. KSFR’s Dennis Carroll filed this report from the Roundhouse.

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

Tomorrow marks the forty-third anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court Case known as Roe versus Wade that legalized abortion.  Yesterday afternoon Catholics and other Christians attended a mass at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis in Santa Fe, before marching to the state capitol on the second day of the New Mexico State Legislature.  KSFR’s Deborah Martinez reports on the event and this year’s efforts to impose restrictions on a woman’s right to choose.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:17pm MDT