Fred Martino interviews Terry Brunner, New Mexico USDA Rural Development Director. Also includes a preview of the KRWG documentary, Centennial High, featuring the first year of the new state of the art high school in Las Cruces.
Fred Martino concludes our 3-part series with New Mexico State University's Model United Nations Team. This segment includes interviews with team members following their return from New York City, where they were named a distinguished delegation, placing them among the top Model U.N. teams in the world.
Fred Martino interviews New Mexico's Doug Fine, author of "Too High To Fail." Fine discusses his book, which includes his account of living in Mendocino, California, where marijuana was being produced for medical use.
Part Two of Fred Martino's interview with Paul Gessing of the Rio Grande Foundation. Field reports include: local reaction to proposals to increase the minimum wage and a Las Cruces dentist continues his annual effort to help those who cannot afford dental care.
Part one of Fred Martino's interview with Paul Gessing of the Rio Grande Foundation regarding New Mexico legislative issues. Field reports include: A look at the new Center for the Arts at New Mexico State University and a behind the scenes report on the Las Cruces Community Theatre production of "The Mousetrap."
Fred Martino has part two of our interview with Viki Harrison, Executive Director of Common Cause-New Mexico. Field reports include: interest in military careers continues, despite the continuing war in Afghanistan; an in depth look at a dramatic film focusing on the disappearance of New Mexico's Col. Albert Fountain.
This episode includes part 1 of Fred Martino's conversation with former New Mexico PRC Commissioner Jason Marks. Field reports include: A look at efforts to market Las Cruces, El Paso, and Juarez as a region to enhance economic development and a report on efforts to require labeling of genetically-modified foods.
Fred Martino interviews Viki Harrison, Executive Director of Common Cause-New Mexico. Field reports include: A look at the economic benefits of a proposal for a new national monument in southern New Mexico and an in-depth look at proposed impact fees on new development in Las Cruces.
Fred Martino interviews New Mexico author Stan Blitz about his book "Bandstand--The Untold Story," which is being produced as a play in 2013. Also...part 2 of our series on a proposal to create a national monument in the Organ Mountains.
Fred Martino interviews Dr. Cornell Menking, NMSU Associate Provost for International and Border Programs. Also...part 1 of our series on a proposal to create a national monument in the Organ Mountains
Sloan Patton interviews Robert Williams, an expert on Native American law. Field reports include: A local tribe continues to push for a new casino in Deming and the federal judge in Las Cruces is one of the busiest in the nation.
Fred Martino interviews New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela. Field reports include: Controversy over the system that grades New Mexico schools and an inside look at the new Museum of Nature and Science in Las Cruces.
A conversation with U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM). This episode also includes an in-depth report that shows how a juvenile detention center is working to ensure the students there graduate from high school.
Fred Martino interviews Maria Hinojosa of the PBS-TV program "Need To Know" and the PBS Frontline documentary "Lost In Detention." Hinojosa recently served as the keynote speaker at a New Mexico State University immigration conference.
Fred Martino interviews Fronteras reporter Monica Ortiz Uribe regarding her reporting in El Paso, New Mexico, and Juarez. Field reports include: recovery efforts after the wildfire near Ruidoso; an upcoming class on the topic of "happiness" at New Mexico State University; and a Las Cruces program gives students an early start on reading and math.
Fred Martino interviews Dr. Joseph Shepard, President-Western New Mexico University. Field reports include: A profile of an undocumented student in legal limbo and a new study looks at the safety of a rotavirus vaccine.
Fred Martino moderates a forum with New Mexico State University economists Dr. Jim Peach, Dr. Chris Erickson, and Dr. Ken Martin. The forum, which includes audience questions, covers the national economy, a regional update, and the latest on the financial markets.
Fred Martino interviews Charlotte Brooks of Baruch College regarding Chinese immigration to the United States. Field reports include: a look at the labor market in southern New Mexico and a program at New Mexico State University helps students interested in starting their own businesses.