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Mendo County’s homelessness rate is nearly double Humboldt’s, and five times the state average

Aired: June 22, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/mendo-countys-homelessness-rate-is-nearly-double-humboldts-and-five-times-the-state-average New data suggests Mendocino County’s housing and homelessness crisis is so severe that Mendocino has nearly double the rate of homelessness of Humboldt County, and almost five times the average rate in … Continue reading

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Mendocino County’s new cannabis permitting and eradication programs are up and running

Aired: June 21, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/mendocino-countys-new-cannabis-permitting-and-eradication-programs-are-now-on-line Mendocino County has received over 440 applications for its new cannabis cultivation permitting program, but only one applicant so far has made it through the process. Meanwhile the county’s code enforcement has … Continue reading

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Evergreen College students seek racial equality, receive right-wing media attacks and death threats

Aired: June 20, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/evergreen-college-students-seek-racial-equality NOTE: This is an expanded version of a report orginally aired on KMUD on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Last month students at Washington’s Evergreen State College demonstrated for racial equality and in … Continue reading

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Attorney General Sessions evades election interference questions, seeks crackdown on medical marijuana

Aired: June 14, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/ag-sessions-evades-election-interference-questions-seeks-crackdown-on-medical-marijuana On Tuesday, June 13 Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke to the Senate Intelligence Community on Russian election interference, at times outright refusing to answer their questions. The same day it was revealed … Continue reading

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Ft. Bragg Council talks bees, climate change, tourism, and water mains

Aired: June 13, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/ft-bragg-council-talks-bees-climate-change-tourism-and-dam-breaks On June 12 the Fort Bragg City Council discussed National Pollinator Week, the Paris Climate Agreements, city-funded tourism promotion, and the relocation of a water main. Dan Young reports.

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Comey testimony raises concerns about Trump governance

Aired: June 12, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/comey-testimony-raises-concerns-about-trump-governance Former FBI director James Comey’s June 8 testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee raised serious concerns about President Trump’s governance. Dan Young reports.

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$30 million in new criminal justice funds would still leave Mendocino County with a packed, crumbling jail

Aired: June 8, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/30-million-in-new-criminal-justice-funds-will-still-leave-mendo-with-a-packed-crumbling-jail Mendocino County is set to increase spending on policing, imprisonment, and criminal justice by nearly $5 million next year, and $25 million may be coming in from the state for a jail … Continue reading

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