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New Mexico has more than 5,400 untested rape kits—the highest per capita backlog of any state. In fact the backlog of rape kits in NM is almost double that of Michigan which is the next worst state.

New Mexico State Auditor Tim Keller released a statewide special audit of the “rape kits” on Tuesday in ABQ. Hannah Colton of KSFR was there.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:49pm MDT

On Monday at the State Capitol in Santa Fe, community college educators, state legislators and New Mexico state officials gathered. They were there to hear about the first two years of federal funding for eleven New Mexico community colleges delivering certificates and basic skills training to students who didn’t finish high school. The programs prepares students to fill high paying healthcare jobs.

The Santa Fe Community College is the lead institution. Ellen Berkovitch was at the Capitol to learn more.

Direct download: SunPathStory1208.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:34pm MDT

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