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KUNM News Update
Screenshot of video of South Fork and Salt fires in Ruidoso
Belinda Bukovitz and Pam Bonner
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Associated Press
Flooding prompts mandatory evacuations around Las Vegas and a Ruidoso woman recounts terror she faced fleeing two wildfires.
Local News
A new diagnostic method can dramatically reduce the use of CT scans on pediatric patients, which reduces their risk of cancer later in life. KUNM reports it came out of a three-year multi-site study that included researchers at the University of New Mexico.
Fire resources
Evacuees settle in at the Eastern New Mexico University gymnasium Tuesday, June 18, 2024 after evacuating the Ruidoso area because of the South Fork and Salt fires.
Leah Romero
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Source New Mexico
KUNM is working with Source New Mexico and other news outlets to help connect people affected by the South Fork and Salt fires. We set up a Google Voice number and Speak Pipe for you to record messages for people you are searching for or to let friends and family know you are safe.
Let's Talk New Mexico
Steven Perez
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flickr.com
Statistics show New Mexico is getting safer when it comes to road rage confrontations, however it might not feel like that to drivers. Forbes last year found the state was the third most dangerous for fatal crashes. On the next Let’s Talk New Mexico we’ll discuss dangerous and distracted driving. Have you seen more reckless or aggressive drivers lately? Has your phone taken your attention from the road? What measures could curb dangers and distractions?