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Reporter April Ryan is known for confrontations with White House press secretaries.  She reveals the personal and professional toll of covering the Trump administration.

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• Former Press Secretary Sean Spicer has a new tell-all book that spills the beans on the Trump administration’s true beliefs about the LGBT community.

 

• Guerneville men have been found guilty of stealing the pride flag from the downtown plaza.  Both received probation and community service hours cleaning the river. 

 

• The annual Lazy Bear weekend starts this Wednesday in Guerneville.  Keep your eye out for bears, cubs, and otters arriving in Guerneville from all over the country.

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The court-ordered deadline to reunite migrant children with their parents is here. But there's confusion and heartbreak in the wake of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" crackdown. We take stock of the situation at the U.S./Mexico border, as the government tries to clear the many obstacles that remain to properly reunite migrant families.

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On the next Fresh Air, we talk about the links between the British far right and the Trump administration and how those links may lead to Russia.  Our guest will be Carole Cadwalladr, who has broken key stories about this for the British newspapers The Guardian and The Observer.  Her reporting has led to a British government investigation.   Join us.  

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The Trump administration says all unauthorized immigrants should be detained, but others are calling for flexibility. A look at detention options later...

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California Update for Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Jul 4, 2018
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• Protests at ICE facilities in California are expected to continue as demonstrators and politicians speak out against current Trump Administration policies.

 

• All the fires burning in Northern California have health officials on alert. Air quality agencies want everyone to reduce the time they spend outdoors when smoke is present.

Today's reporting by Randol White and Ezra David Romero.

On the next Fresh Air we hear from reporter Jonathan Blitzer, who covers immigration for The New Yorker. He is reporting from El Paso, where he’s spoken to women who were separated from their children at the border.  We’ll talk about the immigration crisis—the one that he says has been created by the Trump administration.

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The Trump administration faces a challenge: reuniting the migrant families it separated. A federal judge said the government must reunite more than two thousand immigrant kids with their families. But there are questions about how the process will work... and whether the government can get it done in time.

Outbeat News for Monday, April 30, 2018

Apr 30, 2018
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• The Trump administration is set to reverse a rule that protected transgender people from discrimination by healthcare workers in favor of protecting religious freedom.  This could make getting health care more difficult for transgender people. 

• In California, the State Assembly passed a bipartisan bill last week declaring conversion therapy to be fraud and illegal to practice in the State. 

• Disney has created a new rainbow version of the famous Mickey Mouse ear hat, just in time for pride season.

California Update for Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Apr 17, 2018
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• The battle to save net neutrality comes to California today – after the Trump administration repealed Obama-era rules designed to make sure internet service providers can't play favorites.

Today's reporting by Suzanne Potter.

California Update for Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Mar 7, 2018
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• The director of the California Senate Fellows Program is no longer employed after an investigation into whether he failed to report sexual misconduct allegations against a student Fellow.

 

• The Trump administration will sue California over policies designed to protect immigrants who arrived illegally from deportation.

Today's reporting by Ben Adler and Ben Bradford.

California Update for Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Feb 7, 2018
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• An initiative to fundamentally change how Californians elect their lawmakers will not appear on the 2018 ballot.

• California is once again suing the Trump Administration, joining New York and eight other states in a case about water.

Today's reporting by Ben Bradford.

Tiffany Camhi

This past April, President Donald Trump issued an order to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to review 27 National Monuments across the U.S. Six of those are in California. That includes Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument in Northern California. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports supporters of the monument are doing everything they can to keep this public land protected.

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Even before the November election, Donald Trump’s presidential campaign generated scores of worried conversations among the Latino workforce in Sonoma County. In a sober press conference Tuesday morning at the Graton Day Labor Center, they shared their conclusions.