Wednesday, July 17 on Style show: links and Hula Hoops

July 17th, 2013 at 10:59 am by under 2 KASA Style

Quote of the Day

Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” –Gerard Way

On New Mexico Style

Katelyn Clauss a 11 year old female moto-cross rider and her dad Robby Clauss came on the show to talk about them competing in the biggest national moto-cross race in the US- Loretta Lynn.

We heard from Body Hoops owner and founder Diana Lopez about how Hula Hoops are turning into a sophisticated fitness exercise. The Santa-Fe based shop provides wholesale hula hoops and teaches hooping at its own dance and fitness studio.

Brown Mackie College-Albuquerque Campus president Eric Rudie joined us on the show to give some hints on how to rock a job interview and how Brown Mackie College helps students prepare for one.

As part of July being National Ice Cream Month, Blue Bell Creamery Branch Manager, Michael Reasner joined us to talk about the brand new flavor they are releasing.

In the Community

The chief of New Mexico’s state police has announced he’s retiring. Chief Robert Shilling says he’ll leave at the end of the month to focus on his family, health and happiness. Shilling started with state police back in 1992 and was appointed chief in 2011. He says during retirement he hopes to help animals particularly abandoned and neglected horses.

The city Albuquerque gets constant complaints from neighborhoods everywhere about speeders. The only option right now is to use speed humps to slow them down but there’s an effort to find new ways to get them to cut their speed. The city’s asking for your thoughts on a new proposal that would add 40 more ways to slow cars down…

Police, game and fish and a news 13 photographer all spent their morning chasing a pair of bears:  game and fish officers say two bears were spotted in the neighborhoods near tramway as the sun came up. Officers hopped fences, climbed walls and ran the streets trying to track them down. Finally in a neighborhood near tramway and Comanche– they got a good view of one:

Bryan Cranston was honored with a star on the Hollywood walk of fame last night. He had a little fun on his star, doing push-ups and striking different poses in front of a crowd. Cranston holds three Emmys for outstanding actor for his portrayal of high school chemistry teacher-turned-meth manufacturer. He has also received a best supporting actor for his work on “Malcolm in the Middle.

A supporting actor in “Breaking Bad” is about to take on a new role. New Mexico native, Jeremiah Bitsui, will star in “Dry Lake” … A film that will be shot in Santa Fe, Espanola and Gallup. Our viewers may remember that Jeremiah was a guest on New Mexico Style just last month talking about his new projects.

There’s a plan in the works to turn one of the states most infamous landmarks, a place with a truly gruesome past into a full time tourist attraction. You may soon be able to walk the cold, abandoned and maybe haunted hallways of New Mexico’s “Old Main” prison. It’s violent history, including a deadly riot in 1980 eventually forced its closure. Now, its doors could soon re-open as a tourist attraction.

Links

https://www.facebook.com/BodyHoopsDanceAndFitnessStudio

http://www.brownmackie.edu/albuquerque.aspx

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