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WNMU Silver City International Film Society: White Material

February 20, 2011

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WNMU Silver City International Film Society’s February selection will be White Material. It will be shown at the Real West Cinema, February 20, 2011 @ 4:00 PM.   White Material is a French film with english subtitles. It is directed by Claire Denis and stars, Isabelle Huppert and Christopher Lambert.     Advertisements

Better Choices New Mexico: Way 8

February 17, 2011

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The Cut: Like all state agencies, our judicial system is expected to take another hit in the budget department this year. Unfortunately, the courts are already operating on a shoestring.   The Consequences: The budget for New Mexico’s court system has already been decreased by 10 percent and job vacancies have gone unfilled. That, despite […]

Better Choices New Mexico: Way 7 – Cuts to School Based Health Clinics

February 17, 2011

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  The Cut: The total budget for the Office of School and Adolescent Health (OSAH) was cut by 15% for the current fiscal year and there is talk of another 20% cut in the new budget. About half of their budget funds school-based health centers (SBHCs). With the proposed cuts, OSAH might have to close […]

Better Choices New Mexico: Way 6 Cuts to Corrections

February 17, 2011

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  The Cut: Governor Martinez has proposed an overall cut of $1.6 million for the state Department of Corrections. Past cuts have already meant serious staff shortages and the elimination of effective prevention programs. The Consequences: The Corrections Department has a high turn-over rate. Last year’s hiring freeze has meant that essential job functions are not being […]

Better Choices New Mexico Way 5 – Cuts to Public Education

February 17, 2011

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  The Cut: Governor Martinez is proposing a 1.5 percent administrative budget cut for New Mexico’s school districts. But, after three rounds of budget cuts, even “non-classroom” cuts are likely to be felt by students.   The Consequences: We only have a small window of opportunity to provide an enriching learning environment for our children—an environment that […]

Way 4 Impact of Cuts on Public Health

February 17, 2011

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The Cut: The Public Health Division is bearing the brunt of the Department of Health’s funding cuts — absorbing $17.4 million of the $24.4 million reduction. Further cuts would be devastating to the overall health of New Mexico. The Consequences: Many New Mexicans living in rural areas already face inadequate or non-existent access to prevention […]

‘WRITING AT WESTERN’ CELEBRATES WNMU WRITERS

February 17, 2011

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  Silver City, NM – Western New Mexico University will celebrate “Writing at Western” on Friday, February 18, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. in the Miller Library with short readings by faculty and staff.   The public event will feature faculty from a range of disciplines reading briefly from their work. A new and updated bibliography […]