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Business

Business Journal: Airport Postpones Development Plans; New Stores Fill Empty Toys R Us Spaces; Fitness Studio Opens In The Hardin

February 22, 2019 | Steve Milne

Officials are reevaluating plans to develop more than 120 acres of land owned by Sacramento International Airport. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich has that story and more business news.

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This Semester Sacramento State Students Can Take A Driverless Shuttle To Class

February 21, 2019 | Randol White

Two driverless shuttles are on loan from a San Francisco-based company through the end of the semester, making the university the first in the state to test autonomous vehicles.

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PolitiFact California

Rep. Tom McClintock Distorts Number Of Homicides By Undocumented Immigrants

February 21, 2019

During a speech on the House floor last month, Rep. Tom McClintock made the claim that "illegal aliens murdered 1,800 Americans" in 2017. PolitiFact California fact checked that claim.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sound Advice On Upcoming Classical Concerts With Jeff Hudson

February 21, 2019

CapRadio arts reporter Jeff Hudson previews upcoming classical concerts in this week’s Sound Advice.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

'Uncovered California' Collaboration Looks At Who Still Lacks Access To Health Insurance

February 21, 2019

CapRadio healthcare reporter Sammy Caiola and Orange County Register reporter Deepa Bharath unveil “Uncovered California,” a six month project to examine who lacks healthcare coverage in the state.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

California And Trump Face Off Over High Speed Rail Money And Border Emergency

February 21, 2019

CapRadio Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler dives into whether California can keep the bullet train project on track in light of President Donald Trump’s threats to reclaim $2.5 billion of high speed rail funding.

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Uncovered California

California’s Individual Mandate: A Fix For A Broken System? Or A Penalty On The Poor?

February 21, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

Newsom and his legislative allies say they want the state-level mandate to work the same way as the federal one. The goal is to encourage enough healthy people to buy coverage to offset costs from those who need expensive care.

Adriene Hill / California Dream

Modesto To House Homeless Campers In Temporary Tent City

February 20, 2019 | Rich Ibarra

The Outdoor Emergency Shelter will eventually have 300 tents located under the Ninth Street Bridge at Tuolumne River Regional Park.

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State Government

California Lawmakers Want To Tax Sugary Drinks And Regulate Soda Sizes

February 20, 2019 | Randol White

A suite of five bills introduced Wednesday would change the way sugary drinks are taxed, sold and marketed in the state.

Environment

Sacramento Might Feel More Like Bakersfield By 2080

February 20, 2019 | Ezra David Romero

In 60 years, the climate in the United States could shift drastically. Now, there's a web tool to see how climate change might impact your city.

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State Government

Trump Wants California To Pay Back Billions For Bullet Train

February 20, 2019

(AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom vowed a fight to keep the money and said the move was in response to California again suing the administration, this time over Trump's emergency declaration to pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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State Government

‘We Object To The President Doing His Job In An Illegal Way’: Becerra Comments On California’s Latest Lawsuit Against President Trump

February 20, 2019 | Ben Adler

CapRadio’s Ben Adler asked California Attorney General Xavier Becerra about the legal battle over the president’s national emergency declaration and a debate over police use of force at the state Capitol.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Former FBI Special Agent Shares #MeToo Memoir 'It Never Happened'

February 20, 2019

Former FBI Special Agent Barbara Van Driel shares her #MeToo stories collected in a new memoir.

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