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Jesuits Name Former ABQ Priest Accused Of Sexual Abuse In TX | KUNM
KUNM | December 11, 2018
The Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province on Friday released the names of 42 Jesuits they say have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. One of the men identified has ties to a parish in Albuquerque’s Old Town.
Mixed Changes For 2019 Health Insurance On New Mexico Exchange | KUNM
KUNM | December 11, 2018
Open enrollment on the New Mexico health insurance exchange ends Dec. 15, and changes to the Affordable Care Act at the federal level have brought mixed results to New Mexico consumers for 2019.
Lawmakers Propose Renaming Columbus Day, Environment Department Accuses Los Alamos Lab Of Violations | KUNM
KUNM | December 11, 2018
New Mexico Lawmakers Seek To Rename Columbus Day – Associated Press The state of New Mexico may have celebrated its last Columbus Day.
Let's Talk Why To Get A Flu Shot | KUNM
KUNM | December 11, 2018
Let's Talk New Mexico 12/13 8a: Doctors recommend getting a flu shot in the fall, but it’s not too late. A record 80,000 people died in 2017 from the flu and the CDC recommends that everyone over the age of 6 months get vaccinated every year. Do you get the flu shot? Does it seem like you get sick...
Oil Sector Boosts State Government Fortunes, State Revises Rules For Obtaining Driving Credentials | KUNM
KUNM | December 11, 2018
Oil Sector Boosts State Government Fortunes In New Mexico - Associated Press A surge in income from the New Mexico oil sector is providing a financial windfall to state government as the governor's office passes from Republican to Democratic control.
States To Extend Deadline On Colorado River Drought Plan, Republicans Select Pearce As Next Chairman | KUNM
KUNM | December 10, 2018
States To Extend Deadline On Colorado River Drought Plan - Associated Press With drought continuing and reservoirs shrinking, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the Colorado River had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018. Officials now say they...
State Approves Rules For Industrial Hemp Cultivation, Congresswoman-Elect Backs Pelosi For Speaker | KUNM
KUNM | December 09, 2018
Congresswoman-Elect From New Mexico Backs Pelosi For Speaker – Associated Press Congresswoman-elect Xochitl Torres Small of New Mexico has backed Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi after publicly wavering until the crucial caucus vote. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports that Torres Small joined New...
Want To Vote This Year? Today's The Deadline To Register | KUNM
KUNM | December 08, 2018
The last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6, 2018 election is Tuesday Oct. 9 , 2018 . It's an easy and simple way to get involved in the political process.
Registering And Voting In New Mexico | KUNM
KUNM | December 08, 2018
When is the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6, 2018 election? The deadline to register to vote in New Mexico this year is Oct. 9, 2018. You can register online , in person or by mail . Who is eligible to vote? All U.S. citizens who are residents of the state of New Mexico, who will be at le...
Two Dead In Home With 'Signs Of Trauma', New Mexico School Marks Year Since Deadly Shooting | KUNM
KUNM | December 08, 2018
Two Dead In Home With 'Signs Of Trauma' – Associated Press Albuquerque police say a homicide investigation is underway after officers conducting a welfare check of residents of a home Friday night found two people dead with what police called "signs of trauma."
UNM's New Resource For Zuni Language Speakers | KUNM
KUNM | December 08, 2018
The bilingual school system of Zuni Pueblo in northwestern New Mexico has an important collection of books and posters written in the Zuni language, and the collection has of course become a great tool for passing on an endangered tradition to younger generations. In May, the University of New Mexic...
Netflix Picks Albuquerque For U.S. Production Hub, Santa Fe Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day | KUNM
KUNM | December 08, 2018
Netflix Chooses New Mexico For New Us Production Hub - By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press Netflix has chosen New Mexico as the site of a new U.S. production hub and is negotiating to buy an existing multimillion-dollar studio complex in the state's largest city.
Kavanaugh Vote Reverberates In N.M. Senate, Radiation Found In LANL Worker's Wound | KUNM
KUNM | December 08, 2018
Kavanaugh Vote Reverberates In New Mexico Senate Race – By Morgan Lee, Associated Press The Libertarian and Republican challengers in New Mexico's three-way U.S. Senate race voiced support Friday for the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, as the Senate closed in on a final vote.
2 Jesuit Provinces Release 153 Names Of Accused Abusers, DA To Review Cibola Halloween Incident | KUNM
KUNM | December 07, 2018
2 Jesuit Provinces Release 153 Names Of Accused Abusers - Associated Press A Roman Catholic Jesuit province which covers New Mexico, 12 other southern and central U.S. states, Puerto Rico and Belize – says it has found “credible allegations” of sexual abuse involving 42 priests and other minis...
New Mexico Archdiocese To File For Bankruptcy, Former Tax Secretary Pleads Not Guilty Of Corruption | KUNM
KUNM | December 07, 2018
New Mexico Archdiocese To File For Bankruptcy - Associated Press The Archdiocese of Santa Fe says it will file for bankruptcy protection next week, citing depleted reserves as the Catholic church in New Mexico has settled numerous claims of sexual abuse by clergy.
USGS Puts Bull's Eye On Permian Basin With New Assessment, High School Marks Shooting Anniversary | KUNM
KUNM | December 07, 2018
USGS Puts Bull's Eye On Permian Basin With New Assessment - By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press Some of the largest energy companies in the U.S. have already invested billions of dollars on claims up and down the Texas-New Mexico state line, tapping one of the nation's richest and most prolific...
USGS Puts Bull's-Eye On Permian Basin, High School Marks Shooting Anniversary | KUNM
KUNM | December 07, 2018
USGS Puts Bull's-Eye On Permian Basin With New Assessment - By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press Some of the largest energy companies in the U.S. have already invested billions of dollars on claims up and down the Texas-New Mexico state line, tapping one of the nation's richest and most prolific...
Public Auction For Contested Border Land Cancelled | KUNM
KUNM | December 07, 2018
New Mexico’s land commissioner has cancelled a public auction of about seven acres of land central to a decades old dispute along the U.S.-Mexico border. A mile-long section of the border wall was built by the federal government without permission on the state-owned land.
Family May Sue Over Transgender Migrant's Death, Plan Would Give Route 66 Historic Designation | KUNM
KUNM | December 06, 2018
Family Threatens Lawsuit Over Death Of Transgender Migrant – Associated Press The family of a Honduran transgender migrant who died while in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is threatening to sue, claiming the woman did not receive adequate medical care and was physically ab...
APS Announces Raises For Substitutes Due To Staffing Shortages | KUNM
KUNM | December 06, 2018
Albuquerque Public Schools is giving substitute teachers pay raises in an effort to recruit hundreds more of them. APS posted a notice Tuesday that substitute teachers will get pay increases of 24-30 percent come January 1. The new salary schedule is as follows. The district currently has about 1000...
The NIH Wants Your Health Info For Research | KUNM
KUNM | December 06, 2018
The National Institutes of Health is in Albuquerque this week for its All of Us Research Program to better tailor medical treatment to individual people.
Winter Storm To Bring Freezing Rain And Snow, New Mexico Regulators Delay Racino Vote | KUNM
KUNM | December 06, 2018
Winter Storm To Bring Freezing Rain, Snow - KUNM News A winter storm is on its way Thursday night. Rain and snow will develop across western and central New Mexico. Some freezing rain could cause ice buildup and difficult travel. Most of the snow accumulations will be above 7500 feet and along Highw...
Legal Group Prepping To Minimize Detention For Transgender Asylum-Seekers | KUNM
KUNM | December 06, 2018
Transgender asylum-seekers are detained in a special unit in New Mexico’s Cibola County Correctional Center. A Santa Fe legal group is working with transgender people from the new caravan at the border to try and minimize their time in lockup here.
Republican Retires From State Senate, Search Warrant Targets Lobo Club Bank Records and Spreadsheets | KUNM
KUNM | December 06, 2018
New Mexico Republican Retires From State Senate - Hobbs News-sun, Associated Press Republican state Sen. Carroll Leavell of Jal is retiring after more than two decades in the New Mexico Legislature.
Woman Sues Hospital For Resuscitating Her, Managers Come Clean On Collapse At Nuke Waste Dump | KUNM
KUNM | December 05, 2018
New Mexico Woman Sues Hospital For Resuscitating Her – Associated Press, Albuquerque Journal A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights. The Albuquerque Journal reports lawyers for Jamie Sams filed a lawsuit this week in New Mexico state district...
Wildlife Advocates Want Ban On 'Cyanide Bombs' | KUNM
KUNM | December 05, 2018
The public can now weigh in on whether to ban controversial ‘cyanide bombs’ that federal officials use for wildlife control.
Democrats Seek Repeal Of State Abortion Ban, Santa Fe Shelving Plan To Review Contentious Monuments | KUNM
KUNM | December 05, 2018
New Mexico Democrats Seek Repeal Of State Abortion Ban - By Morgan Lee, Associated Press Democrats in the New Mexico Legislature are laying plans to end a decades-old ban on abortion that came before the landmark Supreme Court case.
Let's Talk Transgender Visibility | KUNM
KUNM | December 05, 2018
Let’s Talk New Mexico 11/29 8a : This week, we’re focusing on transgender folks who thrive in our community, the growing acceptance in younger generations, and gains being made around the country. Media narratives often emphasize the discrimination and violence transgender people face. Those are...
Outgoing Governor Questions Ballot Procedures, Decision Brings Shake-up On Oil And Gas Panel | KUNM
KUNM | December 05, 2018
New Mexico Governor Questions Ballot Procedures – Associated Press Most midterm election results in New Mexico have been certified by the State Canvassing Board with recounts pending in a handful of state legislative races.
Bankruptcy Filing Provides Look At Church Finances, Store Called 911 On Student For Being 'Black' | KUNM
KUNM | December 05, 2018
Bankruptcy Filing Provides Rare Window Into Church Finances - By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press New Mexico's largest Catholic diocese has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in recent months on lawyers to fight claims of clergy sex abuse and to prepare for a potentially lengthy fight in U....
AG: Disclosure By New Mexico Dioceses 'Insufficient' So Far | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
New Mexico’s three Roman Catholic dioceses have begun the process of turning over thousands of records related to priest sex abuse and cover-up.
Longtime Lawmaker Larry Larrañaga Dies, Drones Flying Illegally At Balloon Fiesta | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
Long-Serving New Mexico Lawmaker Larry Larrañaga Has Died – Associated Press Recently retired New Mexico state Rep. Larry Larrañaga, who guided the budget process and once led the state's transportation agency, has died.
Drug Treatment Outshines Arrests In Pilot Effort, State Authorities Raid Ex-Pageant Director's Home | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
Drug Treatment Outshines Arrests In New Mexico Pilot Effort – Associated Press Promising results are emerging from a pioneering drug treatment program in New Mexico in which police refer nonviolent drug users prior to arrest into comprehensive counseling and services.
Albuquerque Mayor Outlines Legislative Priorities, Land Commissioner Settles Law Suit | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
Albuquerque Mayor Details Priorities For Legislative Session – Albuquerque Journal, Associated Press Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller's administration will focus on public safety, children's issues, addressing homelessness and creating jobs during the 2019 New Mexico legislation session.
Governor Relaxes Occupational License Rules, State Holds Funeral For Forgotten Vets | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
New Mexico Relaxes Occupational License Requirements, Fees – Associated Press New Mexico's Republican governor is ordering state agencies and boards to reduce requirements for occupational licenses in dozens of fields.
UNM Police Get 13 Percent Pay Raise, Ethics Watchdog Gives New Mexico Low Marks | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
University Of New Mexico Police Get 13 Percent Pay Raise – Associated Press While most University of New Mexico employees received 1 percent raises, campus police got a 13 percent increase in pay under the administration's new agreement with the university police union.
Food Banks Short On Canned Goods | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
Food banks around the country haven’t been getting the kind of big donations of nonperishable food they count on. Here in New Mexico, employees at Roadrunner Food Bank are nervous about low levels of canned and boxed meals in the warehouse.
LIVE On KUNM: Senate Cloture Vote On Kavanaugh Nomination To U.S. Supreme Court | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
The Senate is taking a procedural vote on whether or not to move Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination forward. Watch the proceedings on the Senate floor live.
Teacher Accused of Targeting Native American Students Resigns From APS | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
UPDATE 12/4: A teacher accused of targeting Native American students in an incident on Halloween resigned from her job with Albuquerque Public Schools, effective Friday, November 30. Former Cibola High School teacher Mary Eastin confirmed on Tuesday that she chose to end her employment at the distri...
Public Employees May Pay More For Retirement Health Benefits, Report Questions Reincarceration | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
New Mexico Lawmakers Endorse Pension, Health-Benefit Reforms – Associated Press Public employees across New Mexico would pay more for retirement health benefits under proposed reforms endorsed by a panel of state lawmakers.
The Golden Trophies Of Hernan Gomez Chavez | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
He grew up fascinated by the radio towers and power lines that dot the landscape of Northern New Mexico. In high school, he was drawn to welding. And today, as an artist, he continues to work in metal, creating sculptures that are intricate and delicate, but also imposing and mysterious. Hernan Gome...
Debate Highlights Three-Way Senate Race, New Mexico Touts Tourism As Key Economic Driver | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
Debate Highlights Three-Way Senate Race In New Mexico -Associated Press Three candidates for a U.S. Senate seat in New Mexico are preparing for their first public debate after the start of early voting.
CD2: Yvette Herrell With An Eye On D.C. | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
9/15, Alb.--After 8 years as a Representative in Santa Fe, Herrell wants to carry on her issues in the U.S. House.
Following Enrique's Journey North To The United States | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
When he was five years old, Enrique's mother left him for the United States. Ten years later, he set off alone to find her -- a 1,500-mile journey north from Honduras, stowing away atop freight trains across Mexico. Enrique's Journey was documented by Los Angeles Times photojournalist Don Bartletti ...
Herrell Begins Ballot Inspection After Losing Race, Land Commissioner Settles Defamation Suit | KUNM
KUNM | December 04, 2018
Herrell Begins Ballot Inspection After Losing US House Race - KVIA-TV , Associated Press A Republican who lost a closely watched U.S. House race in southern New Mexico has begun inspecting absentee ballots from a key county.
CD2:Xochitl is For
KUNM | December 04, 2018
9/15 Alb--The first to staff a southern NM office for Senator Udall, Xochitl Torres Small is not new to working with Washington.