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This just in: New Mexico is back to dead-last place for child poverty in an annual report that evaluates child well-being; we're at 49th place for kids' well-being overall. This doesn't come as much of a surprise--We haven't made it above 48th place in the National Kids Count rankings since 2012. 

New Mexico Voices For Children analyzes and publishes New Mexico's Kid's Count data. KSFR's Kate Powell checked in with Dr Veronica Garcia, director of New Mexico Voices for Children, about the results of the report and how it affects the priorities of child wellness advocates in the state.

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After the Department of Justice criticized how campus sexual assaults are treated by the University of New Mexico, the school responded by creating several new programs to handle sexual assaults and counsel victims. The problem? Campus critics say UNM's solution may be more confusing than helpful. Albuquerque Journal reporter Chris Quintana told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE about his coverage of the story.

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