In the first hour of the March 18, 2020 edition of Speak Up, Las Cruces, hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked with New Mexico Department of Health Nurse Epidemiologist Bernadette Gutierrez about the current situation about the coronavirus in New Mexico including how you know you got it and how to go about getting tested if you do. They also talked about how the city is dealing with the outbreak with Las Cruces Assistant City Manager David Dollahon and what the effect is going to be on our economy with two economists, NMSU economist Chris Erickson and Paul O’Connell.
In KTAL-LP's first Cruces Update, Peter Goodman and Bruce Ernst explain what's happening with the coronavirus in Las Cruces and New Mexico.
On this Friday the 13th, Lisa Lucca talks about superstitions, delving into how our beliefs are formed, and how they can be changed by shifting our perspective.
Stuart Kelter interviews anesthesiologist Llewelyn Williams, MD about his outpatient practice in pain medicine and addiction management.
Stuart Kelter talks with anesthesiologist Llewelen Williams, MD about his knowledge and experiences as an outpatient physician specializing in pain and addiction medicine.
On this week's show, the Las Cruces City Council learned about preparations for the coronavirus, candidates have filed for the upcoming local elections and State Senator Jeff Steinborn gives his thoughts about the recent legislative session plus Walt Rubel’s run-down of the week’s top news stories.
NMSU criminology professor Mike Tapia talked with Lynn Moorer about his book, Gangs of the El Paso-Juárez Borderland, which also includes Las Cruces, Anthony, and the small communities in the southern part of New Mexico. Among other things, he explained how his review of the last hundred years of gang activity is intended to record and analyze key gang subcultures that may be headed for extinction, such as the traditional barrio gang, because of the influence of drug cartels that have transformed gang membership into a criminal business.
Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked about local writing and publishing with Bobby Byrd (poet and publisher) and Lee Byrd (publisher and novelist) who own and operate Cinco Puntos Press in El Paso.
Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked with citizen Trish Cutler (a wildlife biologist) concerning proposed changes to the Migatory Bird Treaty Act of 1918. The Trump Administration has proposed the changes, and the citizen comment period closes later this month.
Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel gave a preview of a panel discussion they were both going to be participating in later that day at NMSU. The topic will be “DEAD or ALIVE: Will Local News Survive? A discussion of journalism’s future.” Joining them were two of the people coordinating the event - David Irwin, NMSU business and government documents librarian, and Tim Parker, an NMSU alumnus.
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