KSFR's Nancy Stapp brings you local news at noon. 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:13pm MDT

This Sunday is Father’s Day, and a new report by the data analysis website wallet hub just issued a report on the best and worst state for fathers. Any guesses where New Mexico appears?

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:11pm MDT

CIGNA and Anthem, two of the nation's largest health insurance providers, are on the verge of merging. CIGNA is based in Connecticut, sometimes called "The Insurance State."  Although this merger and one involving AETNA and Humana will leave just three mega-companies dominating American health insurance, Connecticut officials seem ready to approve them both. International Business Times Senior Editor of Investigations David Sirota told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE about the flow of money pushing the CIGNA-Anthem merger through Connecticut's political system.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:08pm MDT

In today’s StoryCorps/Nuestras Historias segment, we look at the history of the founding of the Embudo Valley library.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:00pm MDT