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Double Feature: Breaking Bad doing good in #ABQ

Posted by on May 18, 2012 | One comment

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Movin’ & Shakin’ NM!?!

Posted by on February 3, 2011 | 2 comments

K, y’all know I love me some radio peeps! And guess what…some of ’em love YOU!

Our faves make us smile, they make us laugh and sometimes cry. We can dial ’em up, day in & day out – we rely on them to entertain us and they often work very hard to enrich our community.

They’re OUR local celebs and friends – like my other loves, select “newsies“, many are members of our Facebook families, Twitterverse and daily entertainment routines – and that is why we LOVE ‘EM!

Here’s another lovely opp. for YOU to get your move & shake on ON THE RADIO! Megawatt voice Bad Boi Carlso Dii of 93.3 KOB WANTS YOU!

“[I want] to get some New Mexico movers and shakers on the air with me here in the next few weeks! If you’re interested hit up the inbox and i’ll get back to as soon as I put a schedule together. Please share with people you think are really doing BIG things in New Mexico!” – Carlos Dii

If you or someone you know are doing BIG THINGS get on with Carlos Dii and maybe catch a glimpse of the GORGEOUS Princess Janae, and Rico Chico Suave too!!!

Email CARLOS@KOBFM.COM and tell ’em what you’re up to and why you should be on the RADIO!

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Mi Voz es Su Esperanza

Posted by on December 9, 2010 | One comment

Official Project of the New Mexico Centennial, the Mi Voz program is NOW auditioning for the next round of classes on January 12 & 13, 2011:

We’re looking for young people 12-18 to produce, direct, shoot, and edit documentaries on New Mexico’s WWII veterans. Completed student works will be shown OFFICIALLY as a part of New Mexico’s Centennial Celebration in 2012! – Mi Voz

The program Mi Voz, from New Mexico’s Youth Development Incorporated (YDI) empowers middle school aged youth through training in all aspects of filmmaking.

“Subjects include: directing, scripting, acting and operating sound and video equipment. Through a series of lectures and hands on trainings, youth gain important developmental skills in problem solving, critical thinking and work ethic. Other benefits include: improving self-confidence, fostering creativity and teaching a means of expression.”

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The Giving Tweeps

Posted by on October 8, 2010 | Comments Off on The Giving Tweeps

Thanks to our “Give and Get NM” co-sponsor
Coldwell Banker Legacy Realtor, Michael Dunn
@AbqDunn is gifting our Giving Tweep of the week, @charliepabst
Sandia Peak Tram Passes in appreciation of his charitable contribution
to Best Buddies of New Mexico earlier this year.

Contact Michael here to see his featured property of the week at 434 Gavilan Place NW or to discuss any of your other Real Estate needs.

Click here to become a sponsor…

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The Giving Tweeps

Posted by on October 1, 2010 | Comments Off on The Giving Tweeps

Thanks to our “Give and Get NM” sponsor Rich Ford
@RichFordNM is gifting our Giving Tweep of the week, @clausw
a Full Auto Service Certificate in appreciation of his charitable contribution
to The Store House of Albuquerque

Click here to become a sponsor…

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Trade Your Greens for Green

Posted by on September 20, 2009 | Comments Off on Trade Your Greens for Green

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Not unlike the glorious Village Harvest above, the new website Veggie Trader strives to eliminate the waste of the natural or home grown vegetation all around us.

Veggie Trader allows registered users to tap local resources to buy, sell and trade area fruits and vegetables. In “these tough economic times” you have to ask yourself, “got fruit?”

There’s hardly a neighborhood in the Q where you can walk a block without passing the decay of apple, apricot or even grape yard “crops”.

We’ve done the leg work for you and found that within 100 miles of the metro there are in fact currently a total of 7 listings for herbs, flowers, fruits and veggies – more than we expected.

So if you need a little green or just strive to be so, harvest the crops around you to spare them from becoming waste and you can donate, sell or trade ’em. We wish you good farming!

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Gift of Healthcare Elicits Shortsightedness

Posted by on December 10, 2008 | Comments Off on Gift of Healthcare Elicits Shortsightedness

Image via ABC News
Indiana chapters of Planned Parenthood are offering gift certificates for healthcare services at their clinics. Similar programs are or likely to become available in Illinois, New York, Alaska, and Michigan. Surely among it’s critics will be the Wolverine in Business Barbie clothing known as the governess of Alaska – who opposes sex-ed in her state.
Outraged groups ignore health service and education benefits citing ‘lethal’ treatment possibilities. Planned Parenthood president and CEO, Betty Cockrum asserts basic healthcare such as annual exams, including cancer screenings and contraception, are often put off in tough economic times such as these.
An ABC News.com commenter says, “Wal-Mart gift cards can be used to buy alcohol and ammunition … but nobody is outraged.” – Nuff said?

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Posted by on December 5, 2008 | Comments Off on Real/Unreal

Real – As seen on Rachael Ray, Rachel Calabrese provides birthday parties to underprivileged and displaced youth and their families. The organization Calabrese is a part of is called Birthday Wishes, please check them out here and the video on this program is a must see here.
Lesson Learned – If not you, who? If not now, when?
Unreal – The pretty pixie above: “Jill Hutcheon, president and CEO of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and a deputy minister at Queen’s Park [Canada], is charging [Canadian] taxpayers for gas and grocery bills at the cottage, car detailing and ritzy hotels…spent almost $7,000 on a two-day conference in New York City last April where she stayed at one of the most expensive hotels in the city, the Waldorf Astoria… [alledgedly] spent $2,000 on meals last year…[and] spent $168 for a Toronto hotel room when she lives in the city…Hutcheon earns a salary of about $400,000 per year.” – CTV Toronto

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Illegal Firearms Off the Street – Cash/Goods Incentive for Weapon Surrender

Posted by on December 4, 2008 | Comments Off on Illegal Firearms Off the Street – Cash/Goods Incentive for Weapon Surrender

Some crime prevention organizations have held local events giving cash or gift certificates in exchange for guns – no questions asked.
It is somewhat difficult to find such programs NOW in progress. The above video and following links are from previous weapons exchanges. YOU can contact your local Crime Stoppers to inquire about starting a program in your area.
The combo of rampant illegal firearms and the very poor economy can only up the incidents of gun violence – already OOC, out-of-control. The NRA has nothing to fear – It’s the illegals (guns/not peeps) that are most used in violent crimes. Let’s get ’em turned in. Hell, call your local police dept. or crime stoppers and ask straight-up, “What’s the exchange rate on guns today?” Abq., NM Police Dept. offers cash for crime TIPS….
Previous Programs:
Chesapeake, VA
Orlando, FL
Akron, OH
Compton, CA *with video
Brooklyn, NY

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