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KSFR's Bryce Dix sat down with CD1 democratic candidate Melanie Stansbury to talk her stance on climate change, systemic racism, and New Mexico's economy. 

This month's edition of Community Matters features guest Marcos Zubia, Director of Development for Esperanza Shelter.  Community Matters can now be heard on the third Sunday of the month at 5:30 pm.

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KSFR's new interim news director Bryce Dix talks with reporter Mary Lou Cooper about his vision for public radio at KSFR.

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Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza speaks with Titania Jordan, CMO and Chief Parent Officer of Bark.us, an internet safety solution that helps parents and schools keep children safer across social media, text messaging, and email. They discuss the new documentary "Childhood 2.0" which examines the negative and dangerous effect social media is having not just on children but childhood itself.

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The Santa Fe City Council is nearing a vote on a resolution by Councilor Renee Villarreal to withdraw  from the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities. Villarreal tells KSFR’s Dennis Carroll that the 10-year relationship with the Los Alamos-based group has been marked by a lack of shared values, broken promises, mismanagement, and has nothing to benefit city residents.

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With increased vaccination rates and a downward trend in COVID cases, many entertainment venues are reopening their doors. After a very challenging year. It was hard to watch favorite places fold and stages remain empty. But many musicians are ready to shine again.

KSFR Is Hiring A News Reporter/Producer

May 12, 2021

KSFR is seeking a passionate and dedicated journalist to join our small, award-winning newsroom to cover local news in Northern New Mexico. 

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Experts from around the country are predicting that this year's fire season is going to be bad, especially for New Mexico. Currently, the state's extreme drought is causing vegetation to become dangerously flammable – which is worrying local fire departments. KSFR's Bryce Dix spoke with Santa Fe County Fire Department Fire Prevention Specialist Jeffry Folgate about they will be tackling the season and to give advice on how Northern New Mexicans can prevent fires from happening. 

Watch out for tech support scams!

May 11, 2021
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You've gotten the calls.  You've gotten the pop-up messages on your computer screen.  All say your computer has been compromised.  Sometimes you're asked to send money to fix the problem.  Sometimes  so-called computer tech experts ask you to give them direct access to your computer.  This is a story about a lone computer hacker who is trying to stop the scams.  KSFR consumer reporter Mary Lou Cooper talks with an AARP fraud expert to find out about the scams and what you can do to avoid them.  If you suspect you're a victim, call the AARP fraud helpline: 877-908-3360

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This week, KSFR's Bryce Dix sat down with New Mexico Political Report's Andy Lyman to chat about the upcoming special election for Deb Haaland's recently vacated congressional seat and to break down what's happening  with cannabis purchase limits for medical cannabis providers in the state. 

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This Week On Here & There

Tuesday May 18th - Try to hold the New York City Police Department -- the fabled NYPD -- to account and you're in for a lot of resistance. Investigative reporter Topher Sanders of Pro Publica says both the Department's Inspector General and the Civilian Complaint Review Board file reports about it, but the chokehold --- allegedly banned since 1993 -- still shows up on both officers' and bystanders' videos. One former NYPD top cop dismisses his critics as people who've never done my job...

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Trinity At 75: A Series By Dennis Carroll

Trinity Witnesses Recall Summer "Snow"

This year is the 75th anniversary of the Trinity Test in southern New Mexico. It was the first detonation of a nuclear device—the unleashing of the unholy might of the tiny atom. To mark the occasion, reporter Dennis Carroll, in an ongoing series of reports, examines what we have learned about the changing attitudes, the shroud of secrecy, claims of bad science and the apparent utter disregard for Trinity’s neighbors that now surround the test and its aftermath decades later.

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