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PBS Daily Newscast - July 8, 2020 


Mary Trump's book labels our president a reckless leader who paid a pal to take his SAT test; Nevada lawmakers address pandemic shortfalls.

2020Talks - July 7, 2020 


Biden's climate change task force is making some progress; a federal judge orders the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down; and today sees elections in NJ and DE.

Public News Service - NM: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

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ROSWELL, N.M. - Valley Meat Company, Roswell, is one of six operations around the nation applying for a permit to slaughter American horses for food. However, 70 percent of registered voters polled in New Mexico this month expressed opposition to horse slaughter. Nancy Perry, senior vice president o

PHOTO: Agri-Cultura Network (L-R) Fidel Gonzalez, Patrick Staib-Flores, Sayrah Namaste, Joseph Alfaro, Jeff Warren, Angelina Lopez. Photo credit: Sayrah Namaste.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Albuquerque Public School (APS) students are experiencing new tastes and flavors and learning a new way of eating, thanks in part to the Agri-Cultura Network. ACN is a group of New Mexico farmers providing food for students in APS schools. Isabel Hunkins at Taft Middle School s

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Paycheck Fairness Act is up for a vote in the U. S. Senate on Tuesday. The Act points out that nearly four decades after the Equal Pay Act passed, many women earn less than $.80 to the $1.00 earned by men. Sharon Kayne, communications director, New Mexico Voices for Childre

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The New Mexico arm of Food and Water Watch is actively involved with an effort to stop the nation's top ten grocery retailers and food processors from selling genetically-modified sweet corn, grown from seeds developed by Monsanto. Eleanor Bravo, New Mexico state organizer for

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SANTA FE, N.M. - The 2012 legislative session could mean quality-of-life improvements for low-income New Mexicans, according to the Lutheran Advocacy Ministry-New Mexico. It is part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and promotes state public policies and action for social and eco

FARMINGTON, N.M. - While there has been some good news from the fire lines in New Mexico the past two days, the Las Conchas and Donaldson fires are still burning a record number of acres - more than 220,000 acres, according to incident reports filed around midday, July 4. Keeping thousands of firefi

FARMINGTON, N. M. - A handful of New Mexicans who work with programs that assist seniors and low-income households are in Washington, D.C., to sound alarm bells about the impact of budget cuts now being debated in Congress. The proposed U.S. House budget makes significant cuts to job training, ener

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The second U.S. Social Forum kicks off in Detroit Tuesday. Aboard the "People's Freedom Caravan," a number of New Mexicans are on their way to attend this gathering of community, grassroots and social justice groups. Rodrigo Rodriguez of the Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP) li

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