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

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Freelance journalist Jeff Proctor couldn’t have known the impact he might have had when he began a series of articles on investigative grand juries. But that series now seems to be be playing a big role in the race for First Judicial District Attorney, a position currently held by Jennifer Padgett, appointed by Gov Susana Martinez to fill in for former DA Spence Pacheco. I asked Proctor to begin by describing what investigative Grand juries are and how they’ve been used in cases involving police shootings.

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Last night in Albuquerque two more people were assisted by the Red Cross when their home accidentally caught fire. Accidents happen on a daily basis, and more frequently for older adults.  As part of its ongoing series on issues faced by older Americans, KSFR explores today how to maintain safe and healthy homes in your older years.  Reporter Mary Lou Cooper brings us the story.

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