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Environment

U.S. EPA, Sacramento Sanitation District Reach Settlement

September 18, 2018 | Steve Milne

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District over chemical violations at the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in Elk Grove.

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Black Lives Matter, Police Supporters Demonstrate Outside Law Enforcement Convention In Sacramento

September 18, 2018 | Bob Moffitt | Emily Zentner | Chris Hagan

The BLM protest of the COPSWEST Training & Expo at the Sacramento Convention Center was planned to mark six months since the shooting of Stephon Clark. It comes a day after a Sacramento Sheriff's deputy was shot and killed in Rancho Cordova.

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In California, Saving Teeth And Money—One Mouth At A Time

September 18, 2018

In California, tooth decay in children outpaces the national average. Hoping to get more kids into a dentist's chair, state officials are overhauling Denti-Cal, part of the Medi-Cal health system for low-income Californians.

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Empire Arts Hosts 'Book of Mormon' Singalong

September 18, 2018

Tony winning musical “Book of Mormon” is coming to Sacramento for a singalong presented by Empire Arts Collective on Sept. 24 at the Federalist Public House.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Linda Ronstadt Previews Her Upcoming Shows In Folsom And Reno

September 18, 2018

Singer Linda Ronstadt is bringing her multimedia journey tracing her life in music to Folsom and Reno this fall.

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California Schools Need To Improve Charter Oversight, English Learner Achievement Gap, Report Finds

September 18, 2018 | Nadine Sebai

A new report from Stanford University and Policy Analysis for California Education says that California is behind other states in overseeing charter schools and needs to do more for English language learners.

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Six Months After Police Shooting of Stephon Clark, Sacramento Still Waits For Investigation To Conclude

September 17, 2018 | Nick Miller

This week, CapRadio will publish stories that explore the Clark case and use-of-force investigations. Today: A city on the edge.

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California Dream

Homelessness: I Feel Your Pain, Or Do I?

September 17, 2018

As cities look for ways to tackle homelessness and the state pours half a billion dollars into finding solutions, one reporter looks at the science of empathy.

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Linda Ronstadt No Longer Sings — But She Will Talk About It

September 17, 2018 | Donna Apidone

Ronstadt was diagnosed with Parkinson’s several years ago, but she occasionally appears onstage to talk about music. She’ll do that on September 21 at the Harris Center in Folsom.

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Environment

Citing Gravity Of Climate Crisis, 'Governor Moonbeam' Launches California Satellite Proposal

September 14, 2018 | Ben Adler

The summit brought together local, regional and national governments from countries throughout the world — along with business and industry leaders.

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Videos Show Sacramento Police Fatally Shoot Darell Richards, But Key Details Still Unclear

September 14, 2018 | Emily Zentner | Chris Hagan | Nick Miller

The footage shows officers shout "Show me your hands!" and "Put the gun down!" before firing several shots, but Black Lives Matters says that none of the records confirm that Richards pointed a gun at police.

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PolitiFact California

PolitiFact California: Apple Offbeat In Claim About ‘First’ EKG Consumer Product

September 14, 2018 | Chris Nichols

During the unveiling of the latest Apple watch in San Francisco this week, the company’s Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams made a claim that’s been described as "alternative facts" by another Silicon Valley CEO and called into question by recent

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Inside The Artist’s Studio

September 14, 2018

Three artists participating in this weekend’s Sac Open Studios, a self-guided studio tour, talk about their work and what it means to give audiences access to their creative space

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Climate Action Summit Wraps Up

September 14, 2018

CapRadio’s environment reporter Ezra Romero has been at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco this week, he’ll check in to give us the event’s highlights.

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