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Support, Concern Follow Expansion Of Police Microphones In High-Crime Neighborhoods

August 17, 2017 | Randol White

Police are using microphones placed throughout neighborhoods to locate incidents of gun violence in a growing number of California communities, including Sacramento and Stockton. The most widely-used system is called ShotSpotter.

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Sacramento County Responds To The Opioid Crisis

August 17, 2017 | Chris Remington

On the heels of President Trump announcing a national emergency over the opioid crisis, Dr. Olivia Kasirye explains what’s being done in Sacramento County.

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Music Circus Brings "Sister Act" To Sacramento

August 17, 2017 | Chris Remington

Music Circus kicks off another huge production next week with the Broadway classic Sister Act.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Solar Eclipse Safety Tips

August 17, 2017 | Chris Remington

If you plan on watching the solar eclipse next Monday, we have tips on where to go and how to do it safely. CapRadio’s Amy Quinton and Dr. Donald Bucklin have the details.

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Call For Blood Donors Cites Nationwide Shortage

August 16, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

Vacations and the summer school break account for fewer donors. Plus there's a need for more blood during the summer months due to an increase in accidents.

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Folsom High School Students To Launch Eclipse Balloon

August 16, 2017 | Steve Milne

Some Folsom High School students are planning to launch a high-altitude, helium-filled balloon into the path of the solar eclipse next Monday. The balloon will have four cameras on it.

Photo / Sue Graue

Environment

A Dozen Water Storage Projects Compete For Bond Funding

August 16, 2017 | Amy Quinton

A dozen water storage projects are vying for money from the Proposition One water bond California voters approved in the midst of the drought in 2014.

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Environment

Should Congress Make It Legal To Mountain Bike In Wilderness Areas?

August 16, 2017

A bill from California Republican Tom McClintock would allow biking in the country’s 109 million acres of wilderness, but not everyone loves the idea of allowing bikes into wilderness areas.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

PolitiFact Checks Statements On Charlottesville By InfoWars' Alex Jones

August 16, 2017 | Chris Remington

Following the tragedy in Charlottesville, political pundits, lawmakers and bloggers came out with a series of statements and speculations about what occurred Saturday. Politifact’s Executive Director separates the truth from fiction.

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California Native: Indigenous Communities And Environmental Stewardship

August 16, 2017 | Chris Remington

Indigenous communities in California are on the front lines in the major conservation movements across the state. We continue our California Native series with a conversation about environmental stewardship.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Summer Gardening: What To Grow In The Heat, And How To Save Your Succulents

August 16, 2017 | Chris Remington

Jennifer Khal with the Elk Grove Secret Garden is taking her gardening workshop on the road with special events coming the next few months.

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