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October 22, 2019

Trump Administration Unveils New Water Rules For California

The rules govern management of the federal Central Valley Project and the State Water Project, two complex labyrinths of dams and canals that corral rain and snowmelt to provide water to more than 25 million Californians and millions of acres of farm

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

October 22, 2019

Making Meadowview Remembers A Beloved Foot Patrol Officer

The newest episode of Making Meadowview examines the impact of community policing through a remembrance of Officer Dan Ware. The episode also details the challenges Ware faced from racism within the Sacramento Police Department.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

October 22, 2019

Robb Hirsch Photographs Yosemite

Robb Hirsch talks about his first book, "The Nature of Yosemite — A Visual Journey," published in September. In many different kinds of photographs, Hirsch documents the wide range of landscapes, flora and fauna of Yosemite.

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October 21, 2019

Ohio Opioid Settlement Could Set Precedent For California Cases

About 30 California cities and counties have joined massive federal litigation against drugmakers and distributors over the opioid epidemic. A new settlement in Ohio today averted what would have been the first federal trial over the crisis.

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October 21, 2019

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New Study Suggests Tactics For Agencies To Improve Use Of Gunshot Detection Technology

Researchers from the Urban Institute say law enforcement could do a better job to maximize the effectiveness of technology that tells officers where a gun was fired, the same system used by the Sacramento Police and Sheriff's departments.

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October 21, 2019

BBC Lookahead: Sochi Conference With African Leaders, Landmark Pride March In Taiwan

Rob Hugh-Jones joins CapRadio's Steve Milne from London to discuss a conference being held in the Russian city of Sochi this week and a landmark event planned in Taiwan.

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Sacramento Scores Major League Soccer Team As Republic FC Fans Celebrate

At a Monday press conference, MLS Commissioner Don Garber and Republic FC owner Ron Burkle announced that the Republic would be the league’s newest expansion franchise.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

October 21, 2019

Sports Economist Says Major League Soccer Will Bring New Investment To Sacramento

Big questions are on the horizon as a big announcement looms about a Major League Soccer franchise and new stadium in Sacramento’s Railyards. Can the city handle this, other events, and traffic with the Golden 1 Center just a few blocks away?

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Itty-Bitty Satellites Take On Big-Time Science Missions

October 23, 2019

CubeSats are only about twice the size of a Rubik's Cube. Once dismissed as tools for students learning the principles of aerospace engineering, they're now being used for more sophisticated missions.

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Chai: Tiny Desk Concert

October 23, 2019

The group from Japan is on a mission to expand the conventional meaning of "cute." Their performance included synchronized dancing, pom-poms and matching pink uniforms, with a heavy, angular sound.

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Nationals Beat Astros 5-4 In Game 1 Of World Series

October 22, 2019

Washington's Juan Soto was a standout, blasting a solo home run, then a two-run double that gave his team a lead over Houston that the Nationals never lost. His 21st birthday is Friday.