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Access Denied

State law blocks Drug Enforcement Administration from verifying medical cannabis patients’ licenses

Local News An outspoken medical marijuana patient with a license to grow her own plants is upset with federal agents for raiding her private garden before it could be harvested. “The whole thing sucks,” Mel

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Peter St. Cyr

Droning On

Journalist takes inside look at US military industry with 'Dirty Wars'

Local News Jeremy Scahill crouches on top of a tattered rooftop in Mogadishu, Somalia, and gunfire rings out. “The men fired across the rooftops,” Scahill narrates.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Justin Horwath

Boon or bust?

Allegations fly around union boss’ ethics, cash handling

Local News Jon Hendry makes no bones about it. He knows who he favors as the next mayor of Santa Fe and is willing to work for that candidate.  But Hendry, the president of the New Mexico Federation of Labor,

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Joey Peters

Insurgency

Long-shot GOP candidate for Senate has unconventional message

Local News When the budding legalization of same-sex marriage rights swept both the US and New Mexico this past summer, most partisans reacted with the expected narrative—praise or contempt.  But in the sout

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Joey Peters

Donor Drama

Who’s backing the candidates for governor with big cash?

Local News Republican Gov. Susana Martinez  this week returned $25,000 in campaign contributions to the former owner of a chain of abortion clinics and his wife after SFR inquired about donations the pair m

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Justin Horwath

Sweet Street Music

Buskers oppose Plaza ban, call for changes to public performance rules

Local News Susan Dietrich Schneider stands on the edge of the Santa Fe Plaza on a chilly October afternoon. She wears a winged Viking helmet as she sings The Beatles' “Strawberry Fields Forever,” twisting the

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Justin Horwath

Furloughed Out

Looming lab closure worst local factor in federal shutdown

Local News Furloughs from the federal government shutdown are already a cause for concern to local economist Lee Reynis. But if the shutdown continues into the next weeks, she says the bottom line could get shak

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Joey Peters

Trial by Fire

Rookie firefighter decides to make a career of it after big test during Tres Lagunas fire

Local News It was a summer Josh Ingersoll won’t soon forget. After a long day of mowing lawns at Brush Ranch River Lodge in the Pecos Canyon, Ingersoll, 27, retired to the music hall, climbed behind his drum set and pre...

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Karl Moffatt

Soft Money, Hard Sell

Mayoral candidates take first stab at public campaign financing

Local News In the modern world of electoral politics, even smaller cities like Santa Fe face an uphill battle to keep money out of politics. A case in point: Santa Fe Mayoral candidate Javier Gonzales posted a

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Joey Peters

Red Tape

Abortion Access Under Fire

Local News Molly had never conceived before. Then it happened, accidentally, last spring when she and her boyfriend went on a short vacation in the Gila National Forest. Not yet a year into their relationship,

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Joey Peters
 
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