Thursday, April 30, 2015

You're the Best!!

Dear Steve,
My husband & I did some traveling in our motor home this winter and spring and have watched local NBC affiliates from Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. We are happy to be back in Santa Fe and turn on local news and see the professional, friendly and good looking NBC family at KOB. Just want you ALL to know how much we appreciate how all of you do your jobs. Your respect and love for each other, for your community and for your viewers comes through loud and clear.

Thank you!
Dianne Case
Santa Fe

Thanks very much! I appreciate the kind words, and will share them with all of our teammates. Glad to have you back as part of the morning family here!

May God bless

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Steve's Families 4 Kids/Meet Gabriella!



From: KOB Graphics
Sent: Monday, April 13, 2015 3:51 AM
To: Stucker, Steve
Subject: Adopt a Kid April 14


Good Morning, Steve!

Here’s the aak info for the week as well as attached files. I will upload them to your flash drive momentarily.






This week’s Kid is:


Name:  Gabriella

Age: 12

Story:  Gabriella, or “Gabby” as she likes to be called, is a bright, spunky, spontaneous young lady. You will often find her nose in a book as she loves to read. Reading Monster High books and collecting Monster High dolls are some of her favorite pastimes. She also loves animals and aspires to be a veterinarian one day. She participates in weekly therapy which will need to continue.  Gabby would like a family that is kind, loving, and responsible and one that will keep her ‘safe and love her forever’. Gabby will thrive in a home that can offer her patience, support and maybe older siblings.  You can listen to her candid video on


For more information about foster or adoptive parenting through the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, please call 1-800-432-2075 or visit


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Friday, April 10, 2015

Cactus Show & Sale is ON!

The Cactus & Succulent Society of NM is having a Show & Sale on Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12.  It will be at the Abq. Garden Center, 10120 Lomas Blvd NE, Abq.  More info at

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Not a Bit of It!

It's "NO Housework Day"!! Not that I usually do much of it anyway...but now, it's Official! Besides, not doing any housework today, makes me feel like I'm participating in something!

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Steve's Families 4 Kids/Meet Jonny!


Name:  Jonny

Age: 7

Story: Jonny is a sweet, thoughtful, and loving young boy. He loves to be tucked in at night and enjoys that special care from his foster mother. He is very active and loves to run and play. He enjoys the Power Rangers, Legos, and likes to read. He especially likes dogs and swimming.  He enjoys school and participates in a special education class.  Jonny would do best in a family who can offer him a lot of one-on-one attention, structure, and who can keep up with his high energy. A two-parent family who has an understanding of trauma and experience with children who have suffered trauma would be ideal.  He attends weekly therapy that will need to continue when he is with his new family.


For more information about foster or adoptive parenting through the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, please call 1-800-432-2075 or visit

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Monday, April 6, 2015

Viewer mail

Viewer EMail that made my day! ss


Dear Steve,


Please wish ‘your friend’, Irma from Taos, a happy birthday. She turns 97 years old today. The picture of you and your dogs is still next to her television!

You have no idea the joy that you bring that lady; thank you.



Jill Purtee

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Light It Up Blue for Autism Speaks!

To say that I know what it is like to raise a child with Autism is a lie, to say that I know what it feels like to have a perfect stranger stare at my child because they are over stimulated and have to find a way to calm themselves....again would not be true.

However I have a beautiful friend that has a gorgeous little boy who stole my heart the moment I laid eyes on him. His name is Landon, and he is Autistic. Landon has made huge strides with his speech, and is the most attentive, smart young man I have ever met. I love this little boy. Everyone that comes in contact with Landon fall in love with him.

I never understood what Autism is. I heard about it, and read articles, or listened to the news. But I didn't Really know what it meant to love someone with Autism until I met Landon.

Valerie Reed is his mother, and she is raising Landon on her own. She gets up everyday and gets Landon and herself ready, drives all the way from Belen to Albuquerque to make sure he gets to the best therapy there is, and gets herself to work. I have never met a more dedicated woman. Her love for her son is so beautiful, and to sit and listen to her and Landons story will bring so many emotions you have to hold back your tears.

If you are like me before I met Val and Landon and don't know anything about Autism, or "think" you know, do yourself a favor and look up some information. Do a little research.


Please also remember to kick off Autism Awareness month April 2nd by wearing your best BLUE!

It makes me sad that we never get involved until it affects us directly........if that is the case, and believe me I too have been guilty of that, then Let me affect you directly with Val's story!

Briana Hannah



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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

April Fools Advisory!

Carolyn Kulosa Goff messages: ROTFL! You really woke me up quick! I saw you and I was smh as to why you were that way until I saw your phrase on the WX......GREAT one! Thanks for the shock value! That really woke up my brain quickly!

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April Fools Advisory!

I've issued an "April Fools Advisory"! We don't want anyone getting caught in April Fools trickery now, do we? See what I've got up my sleeve this morning on KOB4!

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