Alice Fordham

Alice Fordham appears in the following:

Election clerks in New Mexico are feeling besieged by false claims and criticism

Sunday, October 30, 2022

Some election clerks in New Mexico are feeling besieged by false claims and critical members of the public.

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New Mexicans are applying for special federal fire recovery funds

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

New Mexicans are learning how to apply for $2.5 billion in special federal fire recovery funds after escaped U.S. Forest controlled burns caused the largest fire in state history this summer.

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Artists at 100-year-old Santa Fe Indian Market say it's now a place of innovation

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Santa Fe Indian Market marked its 100th anniversary. It began as a way of preserving what white curators thought of as traditional, but artists say the market today is a place of innovation.

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N.M. community is stunned after Muslim man is suspected of killing Muslim men

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Police in Albuquerque plan more charges against the man arrested in connection with the killing of four Muslim men. Investigators say the suspect prayed at the same mosque as the victims.

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A town is running out of drinking water after wildfire contaminates supply

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

A town spared by New Mexico's biggest wildfire could run out of water in a few weeks because the fire contaminated its supply. The race is on for an expensive fix.

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It was supposed to be a controlled burn, but a New Mexico fire got out of control

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The biggest wildfire ever recorded in New Mexico is all but contained now, and residents are assessing the damage and challenges to recover.

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Biden pledges more aid to New Mexico to help fight the state's massive wildfire

Monday, June 13, 2022

President Biden is back in Washington after visiting New Mexico for a briefing on wildfires which have now burned more than 900 square miles.

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Biden to be briefed on wildfires in New Mexico

Saturday, June 11, 2022

President Biden visits New Mexico today to get a briefing on wildfires. The governor and many locals are upset that the largest was started by prescribed burns the U.S. Forest Service let escape.

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People in New Mexico brace for other issues a menacing wildfire will create

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

As the largest wildfire in New Mexico's history continues to grow, efforts to prevent mudslides and protect drinking water are underway.

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The largest wildfire in New Mexico's history continues to grow

Saturday, May 21, 2022

The wildfire that is now New Mexico's largest in history is threatening the livelihoods of people who've made a living from the land there for centuries.

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Tens of thousands have evacuated their New Mexico homes as massive wildfire grows

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

The biggest wildfire in the U.S. has been threatening homes and people in New Mexico for more than a month now. Some are facing serious hardships.

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The price to grow food is soaring with inflation

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Chile pepper and pecan farmers in New Mexico struggle as the price of fuel and fertilizer rise faster than what they can get for their crops. That could lead even more people to leave rural areas.

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Encore: New Mexico has a generous free tuition program, but there are limits

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

New Mexico is the latest of dozens of states to offer free college tuition in some form. The benefits are generous, but only last for a year. (This story first aired on ATC on March 21, 2022.)

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New Mexico has one of the most generous 'free tuition' programs, but there are limits

Monday, March 21, 2022

New Mexico is the latest of more than 33 states to offer free college tuition in some form. Their benefits are more generous than most, but only last for a year.

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A museum exhibit remembers Blackdom, a Black homestead founded in 1903

Saturday, March 12, 2022

It wasn't just white families who saw opportunity in western states after the Civil War. We take a look at how Black people tried to establish their own towns and communities at the time.

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New Mexico asks National Guard to work as substitute teachers to keep classrooms open

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

New Mexico is short 1,000 teachers. National Guard volunteers now serve as substitute teachers.

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Biologist In Iraq Tracks Leopards Crossing The Border From Iran

Monday, July 19, 2021

Landmines make the northern part of the Iraq-Iran border forbidding for humans, but they also seem to have created space for what's thought to be a growing population of rare leopards.

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In Iraq, Herding Water Buffalo Is Once Again A Growing Industry

Monday, April 12, 2021

In the marshes of southern Iraq, water buffalos provide a livelihood for people outside the reach of many of the country's problems. There are new efforts intended to boost local agriculture.

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Protests Against Government Corruption In Iraq Have Been Met With Violence

Monday, April 05, 2021

Protests against government corruption and dysfunction in the troubled south of Iraq have brought a threatening reaction from militias and shadowy groups with entrenched interests.

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'We Will Never Break': In Iraq, A Yazidi Women's Choir Keeps Ancient Music Alive

Sunday, April 04, 2021

Women from Iraq's Yazidi minority get together to perform centuries-old sacred songs. They've survived captivity by ISIS and loved ones' deaths. "They are trying to heal," says a Yazidi politician.

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