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Santa Fe Public Schools To Check Visitors' Backgrounds, Compound Defendant In Immigration Custody | KUNM
KUNM | August 15, 2018
Judge Recieves Threats, Compound Defendant In Immigration Custody - Associated Press A sheriff in New Mexico says a woman arrested in a raid on a compound and charged with child abuse has been turned over to federal immigration authorities.
Let's Talk Urban Development In Albuquerque | KUNM
KUNM | August 15, 2018
Let's Talk New Mexico 8/9 8a: Call now 505-277-5866. One way to help make cities more affordable and accessible is to increase density. If housing is close to businesses, schools and entertainment, people can utilize public transportation and take advantage of new amenities. But some neighborhood le...
Texas Court To Consider Emergency Halt To DACA | KUNM
KUNM | August 15, 2018
Seven red states filed a lawsuit in May arguing that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, or DACA, is unconstitutional because Congress never voted on it. A District Court judge in Texas will hear arguments on Wednesday, Aug. 8, about whether to issue an emergency halt to DACA.
Remains Of Boy Found At Amalia Compound, ABQ City Council Overrides Mayor's Topgolf Veto | KUNM
KUNM | August 15, 2018
Remains Of Boy Found At New Mexico Compound - Associated Press A New Mexico sheriff says searchers have found the remains of a boy on property where authorities raided a makeshift compound last week in search of a missing Georgia child.
Compound Defendants To Be Released Pending Trial, Police ID 6-year-old Girl Who Died In Her Home | KUNM
KUNM | August 14, 2018
Compound Defendants To Be Released Pending Trial - Associated Press A state judge has denied a request by prosecutors to keep in jail the two men and three women who were arrested during a raid at a New Mexico compound as they await trial on child abuse charges.
11 Kids Found In Rags In NM Amid Tales Of Guns & Exorcism, State Engineer Halts Water Proposal | KUNM
KUNM | August 14, 2018
Kids Found In Rags In New Mexico Amid Tale Of Guns, Exorcism - Associated Press A raid on a New Mexico desert compound turned up 11 children wearing rags and living in filth, and also broke open a bizarre tale of guns, exorcism, and a search for a missing young boy who suffers from seizures and is n...
EPA To Delete Parts Of Superfund Site From Priority List, Santa Fe Increases Pay For Top City Admins | KUNM
KUNM | August 13, 2018
EPA To Delete Parts Of Superfund Site From Priority List - Albuquerque Journal The New Mexico Environment Department has signed off on an EPA plan to delete some parts of the South Valley Superfund site from the federal agency’s National Priorities List.
Evidence Presented In NM Compound Case, NM Local Districts To See Election Costs Jump | KUNM
KUNM | August 13, 2018
New Mexico Local Districts To See Election Costs Jump - Hobbs News-Sun, Associated Press Lea County school districts, hospital districts and the New Mexico Junior College all will likely see jumps in election costs next year because of the state's new local election law.
Teacher Evaluations Roil Governor's Race, Graduation Rates At UNM Improve Over Last 8 Years | KUNM
KUNM | August 11, 2018
Teacher Evaluations Roil Gubernatorial Race In New Mexico – Associated Press Republican gubernatorial candidate and U.S. Congressman Steve Pearce has said that New Mexico's future teacher evaluation system could end up looking similar to the current one if he is elected.
NM Researchers Win Grant To Study Effects Of Climate Change | KUNM
KUNM | August 11, 2018
From wildfires to heavy storms that bring flash floods, weather extremes from year-to-year that stem from climate change are impacting the region’s wildlife, according to a local scientist. The Sevilleta Long Term Ecological Research Program , based in Central New Mexico, was just awarded a multim...
Southeast Residents Strongly Oppose Tiny Home Village | KUNM
KUNM | August 11, 2018
Opponents of a planned project to house homeless people came out in force to a meeting Thursday night in the Four Hills neighborhood in southeast Albuquerque.
Navajo Metalsmith Nanibaa Beck | KUNM
KUNM | August 11, 2018
Five years ago, while she was a graduate student in anthropology at New Mexico Highlands University, Nanibaa Beck had an idea. As a girl, she had trained with her father, a noted Diné metalsmith, and now she conceived of simple silver necklaces inscribed with words from Native languages. She's had ...
School Shooter Visited 'Neo-Nazi' Sites, Complaint: New Mexico Violated Law In Vote To Cut Sports | KUNM
KUNM | August 11, 2018
New Mexico School Shooter Visited 'Neo-Nazi' Sites – Associated Press and The Daily Times A new report says a man accused of killing two students during a New Mexico school shooting visited "Neo-Nazi” websites and sought out people obsessed with school shootings.
APS Newcomer Program Inaccessible To Many Refugee Families | KUNM
KUNM | August 11, 2018
Dozens of refugee families resettle in Albuquerque each year, and their children begin attending school here. In mid-August, Albuquerque Public Schools is slated to launch a program for newcomers, but immigrant advocates say it’s been planned poorly and will be hard to access. For many refugee fam...
AG Says NM Cannot Legally Stop Nuclear Waste Facility, Sevilleta Gets Grant For Climate Research | KUNM
KUNM | August 10, 2018
Lack Of New Mexico Say In Nuclear Waste Project Draws Ire - Hobbs-Sun News, Associated Press The chair of a New Mexico legislative committee that monitors radioactive and hazardous materials in the state says he finds it troubling that Attorney General Hector Balderas has concluded the state cannot ...
Let's Talk Free Stuff | KUNM
KUNM | August 10, 2018
Let's Talk New Mexico 8/16 8a: Did you know that you can check out cake pans , WiFi hotspots and ukuleles from Albuquerque Public Libraries ? You can skip expensive gym bills and work out for free—lift weights, get on a cardio machine—at some community centers . What do you know about that's fre...
Education Boss: Judge's Ruling Devalues Progress In NM | KUNM
KUNM | August 10, 2018
New Mexico’s Public Education Department is planning to appeal a court ruling last month that found the state violated the rights of at-risk students by failing to provide an adequate education. Judge Sarah Singleton’s decision doesn’t tell the department exactly what changes to make but says ...
AG Says Vote To Cut UNM Sports Violated Law, Father Doesn't Recall Compound Suspect As Radical | KUNM
KUNM | August 10, 2018
AG Says Vote To Cut University's Sports Programs Violated Law – Albuquerque Journal, Associated Press The New Mexico Attorney General's Office says a decision to cut four sports at the University of New Mexico was in violation of the state's open meetings law and could be invalid.
Armond Lara's Flying Blue Buffalo | KUNM
KUNM | August 10, 2018
Suspended from the ceiling is a herd of blue buffalo, seventy-five of them, flying on wings. The buffalo tell the story of thousands of Native American children who, from the 17th Century through the 19th, were abducted from their families and enslaved on ranches and in homes across the Southwest. T...
Let's Talk Indigenous Education | KUNM
KUNM | August 09, 2018
Let's Talk New Mexico 8/2 8a: Research shows that learning about one's own history and culture can keep students engaged and lead to better educational outcomes. A recent court ruling found New Mexico's Public Education Department is failing its Native American students, in part by not providing ade...
Amidst Opposition, Tiny Homes Move Forward | KUNM
KUNM | August 09, 2018
Bernalillo County is planning to build a village of tiny homes for people experiencing homelessness. But it’s facing some opposition.
Officials Say Identity Of Child Expected Today, Gov Hopefuls Vow To Help Trinity Test Descendants | KUNM
KUNM | August 09, 2018
Officials Say Identity Of Deceased Child Is Expected Today – Associated Press Sheriff's officials expect to learn from medical examiners the identity today of a child whose remains were found at the site of a New Mexico compound that authorities raided last week in search of a missing boy.
Entrada Organizers Apologize To Pueblo Indians, Santa Fe County Considers Possible Land Swap | KUNM
KUNM | August 09, 2018
Conquistador Reenactment Leaders Apologize To Pueblo Indians – Associated Press Organizers of the annual reenactment of a 17th-century Spanish conquistador reclaiming Santa Fe from Native Americans have issued an apology to Pueblo Indians.
Advocates For Newcomer Students Demand Transparency, Collaboration In APS Program | KUNM
KUNM | August 08, 2018
Albuquerque Public Schools plans to open a new program next month for students who don’t speak English and have little to no prior formal schooling. But some say that program is set up for failure. Dozens of advocates and students gathered Monday evening in Albuquerque’s South Valley to call for...
NM Could Be First To Pass Medicaid Buy-In | KUNM
KUNM | August 08, 2018
New Mexico was one of the first states in the country to expand its Medicaid program a few years ago. And now it may also be one of the first to create a Medicaid buy-in program to make insurance more accessible for people who are undocumented or have low incomes.
Stopping Child Abuse In N.M. Before It Starts | KUNM
KUNM | August 08, 2018
Horrifying and fatal cases of child abuse and neglect are pervasive in New Mexico. People here are asking the question: How do we stop this? Nationally, evidence is showing that prevention is the key.
NM Bill Focused On Guns, Suicide Prevention | KUNM
KUNM | August 08, 2018
Nearly 500 New Mexicans died by suicide in 2015, and more than half of those deaths involved a gun. Lawmakers are looking at decreasing gun-related suicides in the state through a new bill .
Judge Finds Albuquerque Vehicle Seizure Unconstitutional, Gallup Sees Tourism Surge | KUNM
KUNM | August 08, 2018
Judge Says Albuquerque vehicle seizure program unconstitutional – Albuquerque Journal, Associated Press A federal judge has found the vehicle seizure program operated in Albuquerque to be unconstitutional.
Court Dismisses Challenge To Indian Child Welfare Act, Pearce Vows To Halt Closure Of Power Plant | KUNM
KUNM | August 08, 2018
Court Dismisses Challenge To Indian Child Welfare Law – Associated Press A federal appeals court has dismissed a challenge to a law that gives preference to American Indian families in adoptions of Native children.
Prosecutor Says Compound Trained Kids For School Shootings, Pearce Vows To Halt Closure Of Plant | KUNM
KUNM | August 08, 2018
Prosecutor Says Man At Compound Trained Kids For School Shootings - Associated Press The father of a missing Georgia boy was training children at a New Mexico compound to commit school shootings, prosecutors said in court documents obtained Wednesday, as authorities waited to learn if human remains ...
ICE Releases Some Transgender Women Seeking Asylum | KUNM
KUNM | August 08, 2018
People detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement around the country describe harsh conditions and even abuse inside facilities. Transgender women seeking asylum in the United States are often held by ICE in a separate pod at a detention center near Grants, New Mexico. On Friday, July 27, advoc...