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California Voters Tired Of ‘One-Party Rule’ In Sacramento, Says New State GOP Chairwoman

Jessica Patterson, the new chairwoman of the California Republican Party, is encouraging voters who can’t support President Donald Trump to consider splitting their tickets and voting against Democrats at the state level.

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Author Dr. Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek Discusses How We Really Learn Language

Dr. Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek discusses the latest research on how children acquire language through their environment. She argues that while not all learning through apps, devices and TV is bad, the key is to monitor what your child is doing.

Capital Public Radio

Sound Advice: Tiny Desk Sacramento

Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner, artist Lilian Frances and producer Camille Escovedo highlight standout local performances submitted to the 2019 Tiny Desk Contest.

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May 22, 2019

Bob Moffitt

Sacramento Needs 63,000 New Rental Units, Housing Nonprofit Says

The county’s affordable housing shortage has increased, according to a new study by the California Housing Partnership. Advocates are pushing for more money from local governments.

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May 22, 2019

Rich Ibarra

Low-Income Stockton Residents Praise City’s ‘Universal Basic Income’ Program

The city pays select Stocktonians $500 a month, with more or less no strings attached, as part of a campaign to help families that are struggling with poverty. The mayor is scheduled to discuss the UBI program during Thursday’s “State of the City."

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On May 24

May 24, 2019

The best new albums out this week include a stirring call for social justice from soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples, rapper YG's remembrance of Nipsey Hussle, lo-fi rock veteran's Sebadoh and more.

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Botswana Lifts Its Ban On Elephant Hunting

May 23, 2019

Fewer than 400 licenses will be granted annually, the government of Botswana said Thursday. Conservationists are decrying the decision as horrific and unethical.

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Abortion Limits Carry Economic Cost For Women

May 23, 2019

More states have adopted new restrictions on abortion in hopes the Supreme Court will revisit Roe v. Wade. That could have profound effects on the economic prospects for women seeking abortions.