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

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More fallout from the nation’s first nuclear detonation. A group representing people living near the Trinity test site has expressed strong objections to the National Cancer Institute's health study. That study is planned to assess possible damage to residents’ health from the first detonation in 1945 of the first atomic bomb. KSFR's Dennis Carroll has this report.

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Despite President Obama's assurances that there will be "no American boots on the ground" in the fight against ISIS, the number of US special forces troops close to the battlefields in Iraq is growing. RAND Corporation analyst Linda Robinson told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE why the troops are there and what they're doing.

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High Rise marks the big-budget debut of British indie director Ben Wheatley. KSFR correspondent Jeremy Zeilik .

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On Friday in a Federal Court in Las Cruces three Human Services Department officials invoked their fifth amendment right against self-incrimination nearly 100 times. Matt Reichbach, editor of New Mexico Political Report and reporter Joey Peters were in the courtroom – two of less than a handful of reporters covering the bombshell story. I spoke with Reichbach this morning for details of the hearing.

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People across the country, and indeed around the world, are increasingly interested in investigating their family history. The trend has been so popular that a show dedicated to families discovering the mysteries of their lineage is now in its third season. The premiere of PBS’ Genealogy Roadshow is tomorrow, Tuesday, May 17 and it features none other than families right here in New Mexico. I spoke with Genealogist and Roadshow host Mary Tedesco about tomorrow’s program.

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